Discoreae Root (Shan Yao)

Pacific Herbs Ingredient Dioscoreae Root Shan Yao
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Pacific Herbs Ingredient Dioscoreae Root Shan YaoFood should be our first medicine and Discorea is wild yam, a traditional food source. Discorea is used as a supportive herb in our menopause supplement to balance both the yin and yang with its neutral energy. Yam is known as one of the easiest foods to digest and this herb helps both the digestive system and our yin by naturally replenishing bodily fluids we often lose in the aging process. It is a rich sources of trace minerals like copper, calcium, potassium, iron, manganese and phosphorus. Potassium is an important component of cell and body fluids which helps controlling heart rate and blood pressure by countering hypertensive effects of sodium.

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