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Wild Yam (Dioscorea villosa) is native to North America but it is now cultivated in tropical, subtropical, and temperate regions worldwide. It is a member of the Dioscoreaceae family. The root and rhizome are both used medicinally. WIld Yam has an insipid taste that quickly turns acrid. Wild Yam contains glycoside diosgenin, a steroid precursor that has seen many uses. Wild Yam calms muscular spasms and seems to have anti-inflammatory properties. It also stimulates the flow of bile and promotes perspiration. It does not, as some believe, serve as a natural source of the female hormone progesterone. It is used in the production of artificial progesterone, but it will not yield the hormone in the absence of a chemical conversion process that the body can't supply. Traditionally, wild yam has been used for high cholesterol, increased energy, menstruation, and gallbladder complaints.
Food Sources There have been no reported adverse reactions when proper dosage of Yam is taken.
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Cautions There have been no reported adverse reactions when proper dosage of Yam is taken.