Wild Yam Root (Dioscorea villosa)
A herbal food supplement
Wild Yam Root, Colic Root, Rheumatism Root
Wild Yam has recently become popular as a natural alternative to hormone replacement therapy.
The loose chopped dried root.
100g / 500g Pouch. Not currently available to customers in the EU.
Vegetarians and vegans.
Infusion: About 1-2 teaspoons of herb to a cup of cold water, bring to the boil and leave to sit for 10-15 minutes. Flavour with lemon, ginger or honey if desired.
Drink up to 3 times a day unless otherwise told by a medical herbalist.
The herb can be added as a flavouring to gin, vodka and other infusions.
Not all herbs are suitable in pregnancy, breastfeeding or for young children, or if you are unwell, or taking any medication. If in doubt, please ask us, your medical herbalist or healthcare practitioner.
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