Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practitioners claim that wild yam can restore vital energy, called qi. According to them, wild yam increases yin, which is often linked to feminine qualities. It is considered to stimulate the spleen, lungs, and kidneys. Wild Yams are a good source of vitamin C – 27% of the daily value for fighting infections such as colds and flu and quick wound healing, anti-aging, strong bones, and healthy immune function.
Add this in your chicken or turkey soup or bone broth replacing noodles that’s better for you! You may use a dry or fresh version. I bought this from a local farmer’s market. Add 2 cups chopped wild yams in your soup to cook on stew for 30 minutes. It’s comforting, healing, and anti-aging in one!