Wild yam powder is a natural health food product made by drying and grinding wild yams. This powder is a fairly popular product in Asian countries, particularly due to its health claims.

Health considerations

Wild yam powder has been shown to protect against duodenal ulcers, as well as aid in stabilizing glucose metabolism.

Keep in mind

One study found that certain samples of wild yam powder bought in South Korea contained, based on international standards, over the acceptable amount of lead allowed in the diet.

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