Used Part: Root
Tissues: plasma, muscle, fat, bone marrow, neural tissue and reproductive
Systems: the nervous, reproductive, digestive, urinary
Action: nourishing tonic, anti-aging, diuretic, antispasmodic, analgesic.
Yam has a strong anti-aging properties for Shukra dhatu - promotes the formation of sperma and tones the female reproductive system, increases lactation. It is used as a means of strengthening the nerves.
Caution: excessive amounts of mucus, congestion