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Wild yam

Wild Yam

Wild yam is a plant and herb that is a species of a twining tuberous vine Dioscorea villosa. Wild yams are native to North America and are most commonly known for having a chemical called diosgenin. Diosgenin is used to make various forms of steroids in labs such as dehyroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and estrogen. Due to …

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