Wild Yam Root Organic
Dioscorea villosa in the Dioscoreaceae or Yam family
Wild yam is indicated for spasmodic, shooting, aching or shifting pain. It is specific for pains due to an overactive nervous system and hip joint pain. Symptoms may be worse in the evening and night, lying down and bending double and better standing erect, with motion in the open air and with pressure.
Use: (a) Antispasmodic, (b) Carminative, (c) Diaphoretic.
Wild yam relieves the cramping pain of smooth muscles like the gall bladder and uterus. It is used for low progesterone/high estrogen-related problems and has shown results with mid-cycle spotting, premenstrual symptoms, painful menstruation, nausea of pregnancy endometriosis, and spontaneous abortions. It also supports the liver and nervous system.