Wild Yam Root

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Wild Yam Root,

 Dioscorea villosa,

Herbal uses of Wild Yam include making Wild Yam Root Tea or encapsulating the powdered herb. Making Herbal Tinctures and Salves is a common use as well.

"Tame the Spirit" Herbs are always organic, Wild Harvested or Farm Grown using NON GMO seed and no pesticides. Always unprocessed with no additives or preservatives. We keep it " Wild" so you can keep it Healthy! Herbs are always organic, Wild Harvested or Farm Grown using NON GMO seed and no pesticides. Always unprocessed with no additives or preservatives. We keep it " Wild" so you can keep it Healthy!

Packaged in sealed retail foil pouch, always guaranteed fresh or your money back! As shown in our pictures, we also include a really cool, custom made, laminated index card that references your herb. It is yours FREE and a great way to reference your herbs.

The Wild Yam Plant is Native to North America and has been used in Herbal Remedies for over 2000 years.  It has been referred to as Devil's bones, Yuma, Colic root and Rheumatism root. There are many species of Wild Yam so careful identification is needed if foraging Wild Yam for Herbal use. Wild Yam Tea can be excessively bitter. Mixing pleasant tasting admixture plants such as Ginger Root can help mask the taste. 

The main Constituents of Wild Yam Root include steroidal saponins such as dioscin & trillin, phytosterols, various alkaloids, tannins and starch. Contains various micronutrients that are considered antioxidants.

The information we share on this website is based on research from books, the internet, research papers, and personal experience with native plants. The information contained in this website should not be considered medical advice. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness or disease. For diagnosis or treatment consult your physician.

As with any food, allergic reactions can also occur with herbs. If you are pregnant or breast feeding do not use this herb. Speak with a medical professional if you have any concerns or adverse reactions.