DIOSCOREA OPPOSITA THUNB/Sliced Chinese Yam(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 chronic digestive and/or menstrual issues. For example Sweet Soup
cooling, cleansing, tones digestion, improves breathing, weight loss,
From the manufacturer:
The taste is sweet and mild. It is the tuber of the white yam of the Dioscoreaceae plant. Indications: for spleen deficiency, diarrhea, chronic dysentery, cough due to fatigue, thirst, nocturnal emission, bleeding, frequent urination. It enters the Lung, Spleen and Kidney meridians. Indications: Nourishes the spleen and stomach, nourishes body fluid and lungs, nourishes the kidney and astringes the Jing essence. Used for spleen deficiency, poor appetite, chronic diarrhea, lung deficiency and cough, kidney deficiency, nocturnal emission, excessive leucorrhea, frequent urination, deficiency heat and thirst.