Dioscorea opposita Thunb/Sliced Round Shan Yao(16oz)
As an herbal treatment, Chinese yam is mainly used to target the stomach and spleen, but also thought to help the lungs and kidneys.
It can help treat:
- poor appetite.
- chronic diarrhea.
- dry coughs.
- frequent urination.
“Preliminary tests in vitro revealed that YP-1 could stimulate ConA-induced T lymphocyte proliferation and its branches are extremely important for the expression of the enhancement of the immunological activity.” - Structural features and immunological activity of a polysaccharide from Dioscorea opposita Thunb roots
Dioscorea, Chinese white yam, is often combined with herbs used to treat digestive and menstrual issues. For example: Sweet Soup
cooling, cleansing, tones digestion, improves breathing, weight loss,
From the manufacturer:
Shan Yao Yam refers to the yam currently produced in Guangdong, Jiangsu, Anhui and other places. Its stems are usually purple-red, contain starch and protein, and are edible. As a highly nutritious food, yam medicine contains a large amount of protein, carbohydrates, B vitamins, vitamin C, vitamin E, glucose, crude protein amino acids, choline, allantoin, and iodine, calcium, iron, phosphorus, salt, trace elements and other indispensable inorganic materials for the human body.