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.
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.
Naturally Occurring Components: diosgenin, mucilage, choline, starch, sugar, protein, free amino acids, abscisin, vitamin C, amylase,
Additional 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.
Check out our How to Use Bulk Herbs page to see how to use herbs correctly.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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Jade Remedies by Peter Holmes.
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DetailsCurrent Stock: 2SKU: Y12360UPC: 714490080748Global Trade Item Number: 0714490080748Manufacturer Part Number Y12360Condition: NewAvailability: Usually ships in 1 business dayWidth: 10.00 (in)Height: 14.00 (in)Depth: 4.00 (in)