Wednesday, September 18, 2013


Yam has potential medicinal value and widely cultivated in India. These can preserve for so many days.

Nutritional values with Yam:
  • Yams (dried) powder is best curing agent for piles.
  • Yams + buttermilk diet will cure piles in 30days.
  • Yams sweet prepared using cow ghee and jaggery will avoid piles.
  • Yams+ Honey + Cow ghee will cure bulges of elephant leg.
  • Yams will reduce vata dosha and eliminates worms in stomach.
  • Yams will produce hunger reduces piles and spleen disorders.
  • Yams pickle is useful in curing piles.
  • Yams are rich in dietary fiber (21%) which removes constipation.
  • Yams contain Vitamin-B6 which is essential for body metabolism and fight against cardiovascular disorders.
  • Yams contains rich amount of vitamin-C(27%) which boost immunity system and healing functionality.
  • Yams have anti aging effect due to presence of vitamin-C.
  • Yams are good source for potassium(26%) which controls heart beat and blood pressure.
  • Yams are good source of starch(carbohydrates) which give good amounts of energy with controlled blood sugar levels.
  • Yams are good source of manganese(25%) which helps in detoxification.
  • Yams stimulate flow of bile and creates healthy digestion.
  • Yams contain A substance called diosgenins which is helpful for female endocrine function. But no proper evidence found about this but research was going on to connect this ancient Chinese tradition.
  • Yams reduce nausea which occur at the time of pregnancy.
  • Wild Yam reduces menstrual cramps and pains in female.
  • Yams give protection from certain type of cancers.
  • Yams contain potassium which helps in brain cell signal transmission.
  • Wild yam will eliminate problem that occur in menopause stage.
  • Yams release 118 calories of energy per 100 grams.
  • Yams will help for better absorption of nutrients.
  • Yams have a property to relax muscles and relive pains. Its is very useful people in labor work and especially useful for females.
  • Yams decreases acidity and prevents irritable bowel syndrome.
  • Yams will help in DNA repair and gives protection.
  • Yams give protection from Alzheimer's, Epilepsy, Baldness and Osteoporosis.
  • Yams have low levels of sodium and high levels of potassium which keeps balance of sodium in the body.
  • Yams aids better digestion and prevent gastro-intestinal disorders.

Caution with yam:
  • Yam have dysgenic which combined with estriol compound in our body and make birth control process ineffective.
  • Bitter yams contains toxins avoid these type of yams.
  • Yams are often confused and compared with sweet potatoes.
  • Yams are diuretic, often release urine.
  • Yams contain certain type of toxins which will destroy in cooking process.


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