wild yam

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Synonyms for wild yam

having a rhizome formerly dried and used to treat rheumatism or liver disorders

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rosea, Circaea lutetiana, Cryptotaenia canadensis, Dioscorea villosa, Galium eireaezans, Menispermum canadense, Polygonum virginianum, P.
Living under a canopy of maple, oak, pine and tulip poplar trees, Dioscorea villosa gracefully twists and turns, reaching for the dappled sunlight at the forest's edge.
Unisteron Y-50 INCI name: oleyl alcohol (and) dioscorea villosa (wild yam) root extract (and) glycine soja (soybean) sterols.
Mexican yam, alias Dioscorea villosa, has long been used by herbalists to deal with gynaecological problems.
Dioscorea composita or Increased bromodeoxyuridine Dioscorea villosa uptake and intracellular cAMP L (Dioscoreaceae) level in keratinocytes 14.