WILD YAM

 

Part Used;

Root


Main Actions;

Spasmolytic, anti-inflammatory, Cholagogue, mild diaphoretic, estrogen-modulating, antitussive, diuretic, nervine tonic, stomachic, venotonic


Commonly used for;

  • Gastrointestinal spasm or irritation

  • Gallbladder disorders, renal colic

  • Uterine and/or Ovarian cramping and pain

  • Nausea in pregnancy, threatened miscarriage

  • Muscular cramps, Muscular rheumatism, Rheumatoid arthritis

  • Intermittent claudication

  • Hypercholesterolemia

Contraindications/precautions

Caution in those with weak digestion, may cause diarrhoea