Wild Yam Root, tincture

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Latin (botanical) name: Dioscorea Villosa

Common names: Yam, Wild Yam, Dioscorea, Colic Root, Rheumatism Root, Wilde Yamwurzel

Plant Description: Wild Yam is a perennial, twining vine found in the United States in Florida, Texas, and north to Rhode Island and Minnesota. Its knotty, contorted, reddish-brown stem can grow as long as 18 feet. The slender, ligneous root-stock is twisted, crooked, and laterally branched. The leaves of the Wild Yam are ovate and cordate, 2-6 inches long, with a soft fuzz underneath the somewhat thick and glabrous upper surface. Around June and July, Wild Yam blooms with greenish-yellow flowers drooping in panacles. It's fruit is winged seeds encompassed by a capsule.


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Product Name Price Qty
Wild Yam Root, tincture - 2 oz. (59.15 ml.)
$9.90
Wild Yam Root, tincture - 4 oz. (118.3 ml.)
$15.95

Product Description

Latin (botanical) name: Dioscorea Villosa

Common names: Yam, Wild Yam, Dioscorea, Colic Root, Rheumatism Root, Wilde Yamwurzel

Plant Description: Wild Yam is a perennial, twining vine found in the United States in Florida, Texas, and north to Rhode Island and Minnesota. Its knotty, contorted, reddish-brown stem can grow as long as 18 feet. The slender, ligneous root-stock is twisted, crooked, and laterally branched. The leaves of the Wild Yam are ovate and cordate, 2-6 inches long, with a soft fuzz underneath the somewhat thick and glabrous upper surface. Around June and July, Wild Yam blooms with greenish-yellow flowers drooping in panacles. It's fruit is winged seeds encompassed by a capsule.

Dosage: 30-60 drops in water or juice, 2-3 times daily or as needed. Shake well before using.

Cautions & Interactions: Keep out of reach of children.

Efficacy Studies & Other Clinical Data:

  • Health and Age Information on Wild Yam

  • Alternative Therapies for Reducing Hot Flashes in Patients


Helpful Links:

  • Menopause Online - Wild Yam

  • Baby Zone - Wild Yam Root & Fertility

  • Nutritional and Herbal Supplements Used for Menopausal Symptoms


Disclaimer (U.S. Only): These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, cure, treat, or prevent any disease.

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