What is Wild yam?

Category: Complementary and Alternative Medicines

Most popular types: Wild Yam Cream


Early Americans used wild yam to treat colic; another name for the plant is colic root. Traditionally, it has been used to treat inflammation, muscle spasms, and a range of disorders, including asthma, menstrual cramps, nausea, and morning sickness associated with pregnancy.


Based on patients currently using Wild yam

Dosage Patients Percentage
1 tsp. twice daily 1
25 drop(s) daily 1


Currently using Wild yam

Duration Patients Percentage
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
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