Herbal Information for Chinese Yam Root Medium Root in Cut Form
Common Name: Chinese Yam Root
Botanical Name: Dioscorea opposita rhizome
Other Name: Chinese Wild Yam Root
Pin Yin Name: Shan Yao
Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.
Package Size: 500 Grams ( 1.1 pounds)
Size of Pieces: The size are not uniformed. Nor are they categorized as medium sized roots
Dosage: Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.
Brand: Plum Flower, species - authenticated herbs
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Do not use with diabetic medicine.
Naturally Occurring Components: dioscin, gracillin, asperin, piscidic acid, mucilage, choline, starch, sugar, protein, free amino acids, abscisin, vitamin C, amylase
Herb Category: Herbs that Tonify Qi
Translation of Name: Mountain Herb, Mountain Medicine
Benefits of Shan Yao
- Chinese wild yam is known due to it's health benefits as tonifying kidney and spleen.
- Strengthening the spleen and stomach to aid digestion.
- Nourishing kidney and enriching essence.
- Moisturizing Lung
- Promoting soothing rest.
- Bitter, Sweet, Warm
- Supports Natural Energy
- Supports Respiratory System
How to use Certified Organic Shan Yao
- In Stir-Fried Recipes
- As an Ingredient in Soups and Stews
- Made into a Decoction
- Make into a Tincture
In referencing Chinese Materia Medica which states: Vital functions are tonifying spleen, nourishing lung, reinforcing the kidney, and benefits essence.
Check out our How to Use Bulk Herbs page to see how to use herbs correctly.
About Plum Flower Quality Herb Powders
Plum Flower is an established worldwide manufacturer of high-quality Chinese herbs, and innovative Chinese medicinal herbs and products. Plum Flower uses sulfur-free herbs and laboratory tests its products for contamination and heavy metals, such as mercury, lead, and pesticides.
- Made at GMP internationally certified facilities (Good Manufacturing Practices) Quality control tests are done at the manufacturing site and at third party labs to confirm results.
- Manufactured using Unsulfured, Chlorine free, Aluminum Phosphate free herbs when possible.
- Microbials and heavy metals tested. No preservatives.
Chinese Traditional herbs should be regarded as an added feature to modern western healthcare, and not as a replacement. Chinese traditional herbs ( Teas ) emphasize harmony, and balance.
Chinese medicine is a 5,000 year old art and science. Diagnosis and prescription require a trained professional. If your symptoms do not improve, please consult your acupuncturist, doctor of oriental medicine, or physician.
Chinese Materia Medica
Jade Remedies by Peter Holmes.
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DetailsCurrent Stock:SKU: 24220UPC: 739934142202Global Trade Item Number: 0739934142202Manufacturer Part Number 4220SFCondition: NewAvailability: Usually ships in 1 business day.Width: 10.00 (in)Height: 12.00 (in)Depth: 2.00 (in)