Yam Elixir: What it is, what it is used for, and benefits

 Yam Elixir: What it is, what it is used for, and benefits

Lena Fisher

A popular tuber in Brazil, yams are part of many Brazilians' meals, but did you know that they have an elixir? yam elixir is made from yam extract, a tuber with a low glycemic index and important health nutrients.

In short, the elixir is a solution that can benefit heart health (controls cholesterol), as well as help treat stomach and intestinal problems, for example.

Properties of yam elixir

The elixir is a source of antioxidant, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties in general, so it can strengthen immunity and benefit health in many different ways. It is also a source of diosgenin and vitamin B6.

However, it may contain alcohol in its composition Thus, it is necessary to read the package insert before buying (nowadays there are versions without alcohol). In addition, it is necessary to have a doctor's recommendation to use it.


What yam elixir is for and benefits

Relieves menopausal symptoms

Because it contains diosgenin in its composition, the elixir helps control and relieve the symptoms of menopause, as well as PMS. In other words, it helps regulate the hormones in the female body. Diosgenin promotes the increased production of estrogen. Therefore, it also helps relieve cramps.

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Healthy skin

In addition, it can help treat acne. Not only that, it can slow down premature aging as it prevents inflammation.

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Reduces joint pain

It can help patients with joint problems, such as rheumatoid arthritis, because the elixir works to reduce the pain that these conditions cause.

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How to use the elixir

In general, the elixir is taken orally, and it is recommended to limit its consumption to 3 tablespoons per day to avoid side effects such as stomach aches and nausea, for example.

Before its use, it is ideal to seek a doctor who can evaluate the need for its use and monitor it.

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Lena Fisher

Lena Fisher is a wellness enthusiast, certified nutritionist, and author of the popular health and well-being blog. With over a decade of experience in the field of nutrition and health coaching, Lena has dedicated her career to helping people achieve their optimal health and live their best life possible. Her passion for wellness has led her to explore various approaches to achieving overall health, including diet, exercise, and mindfulness practices. Lena's blog is a culmination of her years of research, experience, and personal journey towards finding balance and well-being. Her mission is to inspire and empower others to make positive changes in their lives and embrace a healthy lifestyle. When she's not writing or coaching clients, you can find Lena practicing yoga, hiking the trails, or experimenting with new healthy recipes in the kitchen.