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Botanical Name: United States: Dioscorea villosa; China: Dioscorea opposita

Common Names: Colic Root, China Root, Devil's Bones, Rheumatism Root, Yuma


Wild Yam root is commonly used for nausea during pregnancy and bilious colic. It may help with neuralgic affections, spasmodic hiccough and spasmodic asthma, as well as may help with cramping that comes with painful cholera morbus and may help as an antispasmodic.


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Wild Yam Root

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