WILD YAM ROOT
Wild Yam Root contains hormone precursors to the female
hormone progesterone; a hormone balancer for fatigue and menstrual
problems. It treats symptoms of menopause, including, hot flashes, headaches, and vaginal
dryness. It contains saponins that have anti-inflammatory effects which helps in
treating the pain and stiffness of arthritis. It relaxes muscles, spasms, and
abdominal and intestinal cramps and has been used to treat chronic gas or
flatulence. Wild Yam Root has been used for
colic, gallbladder disorders, hypoglycemia, irritable bowel syndrome, kidney
stones, and neuralgia.
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