Latin Name: Dioscorea opposita Part Used: Root Specification: 6%-16% Diosgenin Appearance: White fine powder Test method: By HPLC
Latin Name: Dioscorea opposita
Part Used: Root
Specification: 6%-16% Diosgenin
Appearance: White fine powder
CAS NO.: 512-04-9
Test method: By HPLC
Molecular formula: C27H42O3
Molecular weight: 414.62
About Wild Yam:
White yam is a kind of nourishing food that is beneficial to aid digestion.
As one kind of traditional Chinese medicine, it is used as food and drug.
It is planted in many provinces in China such as Shaanxi, Shanxi ,Hebei and other provinces.
Function and Application:
1.Wild yam extract is mainly used in tonic the lung and the spleen, relieving coughing and stopping diarrhoea.
2.The extract from wild yam can nourish the kidney, astringe nocturnal emission and improve polyuria.
3.Wild yam extract can increase hormone secretion and body balance, and maintain beauty.
Application: Health care products