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Herbal Information for Organic Chinese Yam Root in Powder Form Common Name:    Chinese Yam Root Botanical Name:   Dioscorea opposita; Radix Channels/Meridians: Kidney, Lung, Spleen Other Nam…

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Herbal Information for Organic Chinese Yam Root in Powder Form

Common Name:    Chinese Yam Root

Botanical Name:   Dioscorea opposita; Radix

Channels/Meridians: Kidney, Lung, Spleen

Other Names: Wild Yam Root

Pin Yin Name:   Shan Yao  / Huai Shan

Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.

Package Size:   1 pound

Form:   Powder, USDA Certified Organic

Dosage: Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.

Origin: China

Brand: Nuherbs Organics - Geo-Authentic Herbs

Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing.   Should not be taken by itself when there is accumulated dampness in the abdomen.

California Prop 65 

Naturally Occurring Components: diosgenin, mucilage, choline, starch, sugar, protein, free amino acids, abscisin, vitamin C, amylase,

information-leaf.pngAdditional Information About Organic Chinese Yam Root

  • Tonify Spleen
  • Healthy Glucose Support when used with diet and exercise
  • Supports Normal Breathing
  • Replenishes Qi
  • Aids in Digestion

Product Properties: Sweet, Neutral

Chinese medicine classifies Chinese Yam Root as neutral and sweet. Chinese Yan Root assists and serves to tonify and strengthen the spleen and stomach.

Chinese Yam Root promotes yang, fire energy and nourishes the spleen to improve appetite, digestion and strengthens the body in general. Chinese Yam also is an all natural slimming food. It has a high fiber content to produce the feeling of fullness after consuming it.

Chinese yam also aids in lowering the blood sugar levels.

Consuming Chinese Yam helps to nourish kidneys and enriching essence as it contains a variety of nutrients which can strengthen the immune system of the body. 

Chinese Yam contains alkaloids, steroidal saponins, tannins, phytosterols and starch

Chinese Yam Root is perhaps most famous for its supportive role in women health. With powerful antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties, Chinese Yam is often prescribed by herbalists to relieve menstrual cramps and chronic pelvic pain. Chinese Yam has long been promoted as a source of natural progesterone.

Chinese Yam Root, also known as Dioscorea opposita. This ancient root vegetable, is well used in traditional Chinese medicine, has been recognized for its potential health benefits and has become a sought-after ingredient in many wellness and natural health products. Here are a few of the beneficial properties associated with Chinese Yam Root:

  • Anti-inflammatory properties: Chinese Yam Root contains compounds that possess anti-inflammatory properties, which can help reduce inflammation in the body. This makes it beneficial for individuals suffering from conditions such as arthritis or inflammatory bowel disease.

  • Antioxidant activity: This root vegetable is rich in antioxidants, including vitamin C and beta-carotene. These antioxidants help protect the body against free radicals, which contribute to aging and various diseases. By neutralizing these harmful molecules, Chinese Yam Root supports overall health and boosts the immune system.

  • Digestive support: Chinese Yam Root is known to be a good source of dietary fiber, which aids in digestion and helps prevent constipation. Its high fiber content can also promote a healthy gut microbiome, supporting optimal digestion and nutrient absorption.

  • Blood sugar regulation: Research suggests that Chinese Yam Root may have a positive impact on controlling blood sugar levels. It contains compounds that can help regulate insulin release and increase insulin sensitivity, making it potentially beneficial for those with diabetes or insulin resistance.

  • Immune system support: Chinese Yam Root is believed to strengthen the immune system due to its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Regular consumption of this root vegetable may help improve overall immune function, reducing the risk of infections and promoting general well-being.

  • Skin health: Chinese Yam Root has been used traditionally for its potential benefits for skin health. It is believed to promote collagen production and enhance skin elasticity, which may help reduce the signs of aging and improve the overall appearance and texture of the skin.

These beneficial properties make Chinese Yam Root a valuable addition to a healthy and balanced diet. However, it is important to consult with a healthcare professional before incorporating it into your routine, especially if you have any underlying medical conditions or are taking medications.



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About Nuherbs Lab Tested Quality

Each batch of herbs is dual-lab tested by our in-house lab and independent third party lab. Our in-house lab is equipped with instruments such as a high performance liquid chromatography, moisture determination meter, Fourier transform infrared spectrometer, atomic absorption spectrophotometer, gas chromatograph, etc.

In addition, the following additional tests are performed:

  • Micro bacteria
  • Pesticides - over 200 pesticides tested for (Uab 2000 screen).
  • Heavy Metals - Lead, Mercury and Arsenic

Traditional Chinese Herbs encompasses the use of different parts of plants, such as the leaves, roots, stems, flowers, and seeds. These plant parts are often used as a tea, decoctions, extracts, made into capsules or even a footbath. These bulk 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.

We encourage you to educate yourself on herbs and supplements, by researching reputable sites, and books. Having an open discussion with your physician on what will be most beneficial for your health issues. And lastly discussing interaction of herbs and pharmaceuticals with your pharmacist or physician.

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Organic Chinese Yam Root Powder You Ji Huai Shan Shan Yao Fen Nuherbs 1 lb