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Wild Yam Root Powder (1 lb)

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Wild Yam Root has traditionally been used for its benefits in women's reproductive health, including premenstrual syndrome and menopausal problems. Its antispasmodic properties may be supportive for menstrual cramps, relaxing muscles, soothing nerves, relieving pain, poor circulation and neuralgia.

Wild yam (non-GMO) is also known to be supportive to overall liver health, it is believed that wild yam root's ability to support healthy cholesterol and blood pressure levels indirectly helps the liver by increasing its efficiency and reducing stress.

Its steroidal saponins are also anti-inflammatory, making it a useful herb when supporting a healthy inflammation response. Its diuretic effect, combined with the antispasmodic action may, soothe painful conditions of the urinary tract.

Traditional Chinese Medicine has used wild yam for at least 2,000 years. Our raw wild yam is wild harvested in the USA.

Some possible traditional uses of Raw Wildcrafted Yam Root Powder may include:

● Supporting women's reproductive health
● Supporting healthy circulation
● May Reduce abdominal & intestinal cramping
● May support the central nervous system
● Supports a healthy inflammation response
● Diuretic effects
● Supporting healthy menstrual cycles


Suggested Use: Mix 1 teaspoon with juice, yogurt or add to your favorite smoothie.

Botanical Name: Dioscorea Villosa

Other Names: Colic root, China root, Devil's bones, Rheumatism root, Yuma, Huang Yao Tzu, Shu Yu

Ingredients: Raw Wild Yam Root Powder.

Origin: USA - Wildcrafted

Z Natural Foods strives to offer the highest quality organically grown, raw, vegan, gluten free, non-GMO products available and exclusively uses low temperature drying techniques to preserve all the vital enzymes and nutrients. Our Raw Wild Yam Root powder passes our strict quality assurance which includes testing for botanical identity, heavy metals, chemicals and microbiological contaminants. ZNaturalFoods.com offers Raw Wildcrafted Yam Root powder packaged in airtight stand-up, resealable foil pouches for optimum freshness. Once opened, just push the air out of the pouch before resealing it in order to preserve maximum potency. Keep your Raw Wild Yam Root Powder in a cool, dark, dry place.

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