Dried Chinese Yam (Shan Yao/Huai San) 500g

£11.65

Chinese Yam, also known as Dioscorea opposita or Shan Yao, has been used as a tonic in traditional Chinese medicine. It is known for benefiting the kidney and spleen. It also benefits the stomach, lungs and blood. It can be eaten raw, fried and in soups. This product is authentic and is free of sulphur, pesticides and herbicides.

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    Chinese Yam, also known as Dioscorea opposita or Shan Yao, has been used as a tonic in traditional Chinese medicine. It is not to be confused with other yams, such a sweet potato, as it is an ornamental vine, also known as the cinnamon vine.

    As a herbal treatment, Chinese yam is mainly used to target the stomach and spleen but is also able to help the lungs and kidneys. Shan Yao may also benefit fatigue, digestion disorders, asthma and rheumatoid arthritis.

    It can also help treat:

    • Poor appetite
    • Chronic diarrhoea
    • Asthma
    • Dry coughs
    • Frequent urination
    • Diabetes

    one for the girls

    The yam is very beneficial for women. The root of Chinese yam is a natural plant-based estrogen which can help control estrogen in the body. Chinese yam extracts are often promoted to women as a natural alternative to postmenopausal hormone therapy Рit can even be a remedy for hot flushes. The Chinese yam can also be used as a remedy for premenstrual syndrome and menstrual disorders. It also contains lots of amino acids, as well as vitamin B-1 and C which benefit anyone who is feeling unwell or under the weather.

    There are many different ways to take Chinese yam. You can eat it raw, bake it or boil it. It also works like other yams and can be mashed or fried. The most common way to eat yams in China is in a nourishing soup. The simplest way to take it would be in a tea.

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    Weight 0.511 kg
    Weight

    500g

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