Description of Yam Extract
Chinese yam (Dioscorea polystachya or Dioscorea batatas) is an ornamental vine that is native to Asia. It also grows in North America, but it isn’t related to the sweet potatoes called yams that are popular there. Other names for Chinese yam are cinnamon vine, and shan yao.
Chinese yam is used in Chinese herbal medicine, traditionally to treat disorders related to the stomach, spleen, lungs, and kidneys.
The roots of Chinese yam contain diosgenin, which can be used to produce steroids such as estrogen and progesterone in a lab.
While the tuber and bulbs of Chinese yam are edible, generally only the tuber is consumed as food.
Function of Yam Extract
1.Wild Yam Extract contains diosgenin, which has anti-fatigue, anti-inflammatory, anti-stress, hypocholesterolemic, and estrogenic effects.
2.Wild Yam Extract is antispasmodic, and could be helpful for nausea of pregnant women(morning sickness), spasmodic hiccough and asthma. Most women experience lack of Wild Yam Extract, not estrogen.
3.Natural Wild Yam Extract 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 Wild Yam Extract
4.Wild Yam Extractis reach in diosgenin, so it became the most popular source of natural progesterone
5. Applied in pharmaceutical field, it is used in treating bladder weakness, diarrhea, dysentery, coughs, and thirst
6. Applied in cosmetics field, it is one indispensible additive for cosmetic products
Application of Yam Extract
1. It is applied in food filed.
2. It is applied in pharmaceutical field.
3. It is applied in cosmetic field