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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.

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This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

2 March, 2021

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