Shan Yao

Shan Yao written in Chinese

Pinyin Name: Shan Yao

English Name: Radix Dioscoreae Oppositae

Other Names: Huai Shan Yao, Shan Yu, Yu Yan, Shan Shu

Tastes: Sweet, Neutral

Origin: Henan, Hebei and Shaanxi provinces in China

Health Conditions Treated with Shan Yao: Dark Circles, Diabetes, Fatigue, Glaucoma, Numbness, Osteoporosis, Thyroid Disorders, Tinnitus

Benefits of Shan Yao:

Shan Yao is native to China. It must be plucked in winter after stalk and leaves withered. It is often used to treat dark circles, diabetes, fatigue, glaucoma, numbness, osteoporosis, thyroid disorders, tinnitus.

Side Effects: Shan Yao is generally safe with little to no side effects.

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