Wild Yam Root Extract - Ingredient for Anew-Phytoestrogen Cream

Dioscorea Villosa (Wild Yam) Root Extract</em> comprises the main active compound, diosgenin, a steroid-like substance that is involved in the production of progesterone which exerts powerful skin whitening effects by blocking adenylate cyclase pathway and promotes healthy breast tissue development.

Wild Yam possesses dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) - like properties and acts as a precursor to human sex hormones such as estrogen and progesterone. Extracts of the plant have been used to treat painful menstruation, hot flashes, and headaches associated with menopause.