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Dioscorea opposita Thunb


Diosgenin 6%, 8%, 16%, 20%, 98% HPLC



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Wild yam was used by herbalists to treat menstrual cramps and problems related to childbirth. Diosgenin has served a key role in the making of hormones and the development of the birth control pill, two of the major advances in plant drug medicine this century. Wild yam continues to be used for treating menstrual cramps, nausea and morning sickness associated with pregnancy, inflammation, osteoporosis, menopausal symptoms, and other health conditions.


Model No.:WDY

Product Name: Wild Yam Extract Powder

Botanical Name: Dioscorea opposita Thunb


Diosgenin 6%, 8%, 16%, 20%, 98% HPLC



1)It is a remedy used to relieve intestinal colic, to soothe diverticulitis, ease dysmenorrhoea and ovarian and uterine pains.

2) It is also used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, especially the acute phase where there is intense inflammation.

Assay:16% Diosgenin by HPLC

Appearance:White Powder

Particle Size:100% through 80 Mesh

Loss on Drying:< 5.0%

Heavy Metals:< 20ppm

Arsenic(As):< 2ppm

Lead(Pb):< 2ppm


Total Plate Count:< 10,000cfu/G

Yeast & Mold:< 1,000cfu/G


Salmonella: Negative


a. The raw material is 100% natural, no additive added during products. Huge stock for the raw material, and finished products.


b. Full specifications, we can supply all the specifications.


c. Our special advantage is to produce goods conformed to the European market. European market is our main market, and we enjoyed a good reputation in Europe. Our heavy metals(As, Pb, Cd, Hg), Microbiology, Pesticide, etc. are well controlled.


d. Equipped with the most advanced extraction unit, and HPLC,UV,GC,AA. We are also in cooperation with many third party LAB to control the goods, such as SGS, PONY, CHROMADEX, etc..