YAM FOR MENOPAUSE
Why is yam very good to reduce menopause symptoms?
Wild yam is used as a medicinal plant to treat the symptoms of menopause because this plant contains estrogenic saponins, primarily diosgenin, with compensatory effect of hormone levels during menopause.
What symptoms of menopause are solved or reduced by yam?
Diosgenin also possesses anticarcinogenic properties, so scientific studies suggest that this food is protective against breast cancer.
Because of these effects, some herbal remedies use yams in their composition, for example, in vaginal creams for vaginal dryness. Yam softens the vagina, allowing better penetration (Beat the tuber flesh, add a little baseline and coat the vagina).
Another popular use for this plant is to increase breast size.
Can we use of yam during pregnany
This plant should not be taken during pregnancy because it can cause uterine contractions and abortion.
|Yam for menopause study|
In one study, a group of 24 postmenopausal women replaced a third of its food (rice, bread, pasta, cereals) per 400g. yam daily (spread over 2-3 meals per day) for 30 days.
The study concluded that a diet based on a third of yam, improves sex hormone levels, is beneficial for the cardiovascular system, helps reduce cholesterol and has antioxidant effect.
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