Wild yam (Dioscorea villosa)

Wild yam

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Country of Origin


What is Wild yam for?

Wild yam is a plant native to North America, Mexico and parts of Asia. The root and bulb of the plant have been used for traditional medicine for thousands of years. In recent years, the phytosteroid diosgenin has been identified as the key medicinal component.

Traditional Health Benefits of 

Wild yam

  • Supports hormonal balance

  • Contains anti-inflammatory properties

  • Helps reduce inflammation

  • Regulates blood sugar levels

  • Reduces muscle spasms

  • Provides digestive support


  • Artificial Coloring Free

  • Artificial Flavoring Free

  • GMO Free

  • Sugar Free

  • Soy Free

  • Yeast Free

  • Dairy Free

  • Corn Free
  • Gluten Free

  • Wheat Free

  • Nut Free

  • MSG Free

  • Egg Free

  • Fish Free

  • Peanut Free

  • Shellfish Free

  • Kosher

  • Organic


This information in our Ingredient Reference Guide is intended only as a general reference for further exploration and is not a replacement for professional health advice. This content does not provide dosage information, format recommendations, toxicity levels, or possible interactions with prescription drugs. Accordingly, this information should be used only under the direct supervision of a qualified health practitioner such as a naturopathic physician.

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