wild yam

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Noun1.wild yam - having a rhizome formerly dried and used to treat rheumatism or liver disorders
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
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Make great skin a goal for 2019 and bring out your inner glow with Kjaer Weis' Beautiful Oil, made from a blend of rose hip, olive, sweet almond and jojoba oils, as well as dioscorea batatas root (also known as "the root of light") and rosemary extract, among other organic ingredients.
Wang & Tang, and Dioscorea batatas Decne.) at a ratio of 1 : 1 : 2 : 2: 2 : 1.5.
Dioscorea batatas, Epimedium koreanum, Poria cocos and Zizyphi jujuba) used in traditional Korean medicine for improvement of memory and cognition in old age were tested for cholinesterase inhibitory properties using the Ellman colorimetric method.