Plant Magazine of Botanical-online September 2017

Natural remedies

Side effects of yam

(Dioscorea villosa)

CONSEQUENCES OF TAKING YAM

Yam drawing

- Abortion : the use of supplements with wild yam (Dioscorea villosa) is not safe for pregnant women and during lactation.

* More information: Plants and pregnancy.

- Contact dermatitis: when A poultice or plaster is applied crude, yams can cause skin irritation.

- Stomach pain: there have been cases of stomach pain while supplementing with wild yam. Stop taking and consult your doctor if you have this symptom.

- High doses of wild yam can cause nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.

Wild yam has contraindications.
* See Contraindications of wild yam in the listing above.

punto rojo More information about yam in the listing above

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