Wild Yam Extract, Dioscorease Rhizome Extract, Dioscin, Diosgenin, Yam Root Extract
Wild Yam Extract Details
Poduct Name: Wild Yam Extract
Herb Source: Dioscorea opposita Thunb
Part Used: Stem & Root
Active Ingredients: Dioscin, Diosgenin
Test Method: HPLC
Appeaance: White or beige fine powder
Pharmacology: 1. It is a remedy used to relieve intestinal colic, to soothe diverticulitis, ease dysmenorrhoea and ovarian and uterine pains.
2. It is also used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, especially the acute phase where there is intense inflammation.
What Is Wild Yam Extract ?
Wild yam, also known as colic root or Dioscorea villosa. The main edible part of an underground tuber. Distribution of a wide range of yam, common in tropical and subtropical regions. Among Central and South America as the most, followed by subtropical region and Africa. The annual production of yam in the tropics is second only to cassava and sweet potato, but more than their nutritional value. It is the most important root crop, is one of the important food crops.Although each locale grows a different species of wild yam, both species contain diosgenin, the active ingredient in the plant. Traditionally, the wild yam has been used for a variety of ailments, ranging from menopausal issues to mild cramps.
Functions and Benefits of the Wild Yam Extract
1. Wild yam extract has the function of anti-fatigue, anti-inflammatory, anti-stress, hypocholesterolemic, and estrogenic effects.
2. Wild yam extract is used as an antispasmodic, and could be helpful for nausea of pregnant women (morning sickness), spasmodic hiccough and asthma.
3. Most women experience lack of progesterone, not estrogen. Natural progesterone supplements are used to balance estrogen. Natural progesterone has a structure similar to that of human progesterone and is made form plant fats; One of such fats is diosgenin.
4. Wild yam extract is rich in diosgenin, so diosgenin became the most popular source of natural progesterone.
Application of Wild Yam Extract
1. Wild yam extract can be applied in pharmaceutical field as raw material.
2. Wild yam extract can be applied in food and beverage field.
3. Wild yam extract can be used in cosmetic field.
4. Wild yam extract can be used as raw material in health care products and supplement field.
Package & Storage
1. 1-5kg with double plastic container inside/aluminum foil bag outside. 10kg with double plastic container inside/carton outside. 25kg with double plastic container inside/fiber drum outside or it is at your option.
2. Stored in a cool & dry well-closed container, keep away from moisture and strong light/heat.
3. Shelf Life: Two years under well storage situation.
Transport & Payment
1. Small package sent by EMS, UPS, FedEx, DHL, etc.
2. Cargo sent by Air or By Sea is all available.
3. Payment available for Western Union, T/T, Paypal, etc.
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2. Meet your special demand of product specification and demands on capsules, softgels, tablets and powder blendings.
3. Certificates: ISO9001, Kosher, Halal, ISO9001, HACCP, QS, NOP and Chinese Health Food GMP, etc.
4. Our purpose: provide you product with best quality, excellent service and prompt delivery with over 15 years' production and research experiences in high quality natural ingredients.
5. Rich experiences on export business; the products and services have been widely accepted by clients of USA, Europe and Australia, etc.
Every year, our team attends many industry related exhibitions around the world, such as CPHI in Shanghai, China and Spain, Vitafood in Switzerland, Engredea/NPEW in the USA, etc.