Wild Yam (Dioscorea villosa)

Definition:Traditionally used for its hormonal properties, Mexican wild yam root is considered a phytoestrogen (progesterone) with none of the side effects of synthetic hormones. Its use in cream form is emerging as a viable treatment for osteoporosis, menstrual disorders and menopause.
Applications:Hormonal imbalance, PMS, menstrual disorders, infertility, moods swings, fibrocystic breasts, uterine fibroids, ovarian cysts, menopause, osteoporosis, cancer (hormonally related), fibromyalgia and prostate disease.
Scientific Updates:Dr. John Lee's studies impressively delineate the ability of transdermal wild yam to effectively raise progesterone and balance estrogen, which may help to prevent and treat certain cancers and a myriad of hormonally related symptoms.

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