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Taxonomic ClassificationDioscoreaceae family
Wild yam has been mainly cited for its use as phyto-estrogenic properties for post-menopausal women. Additional reports indicate that the extract has an anti-ageing effect on the skin by reducing wrinkles and promoting skin cell growth.
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aThe Total Entries column is the sum of the entries from the dbEST, dbGSS, dbPLN, and dbHTG columns. Data retrieved from NCBI on May 14 2010.