Wild Yam Root is an ingredient extracted from the plant called Dioscorea Villosa. It is a relative of the potato and this is where the product gets its name. The plant’s tuberous roots are harvested from the wild where it is native to Mexico and the Caribbean.
What is Mexican Wild Yam Cream?
The Mexican Wild Yam Cream is a rich, luxurious, moisturising skin product with a light and silky texture that is ideal for women aged 40 years and older.
The product has been specially developed for women who are in the menopause and need a product that will help with the relief of symptoms such as dryness and itching and where the skin is prone to developing fine lines and wrinkles.
It is easily absorbed into the skin and is suitable for most skin types, sinking into the skin, leaving it feeling soft, hydrated and moisturised.
It is suitable for sensitive skin and is easily absorbed into the skin. If you have dry skin you will find the cream is very rich and can be used as a mask by leaving it on the skin for 5 to 10 mins before applying.
The active ingredients are wild yam extract, aloe vera and sweet almond oil which make the product suitable for ageing skin as they provide hydration.
- Wild Yam Extract: The Wild Yam Extract which is renowned for its ability to help with the relief of symptoms associated with the menopause.
- Vitamins A, D and E
- Aloe Vera (100 times more potent than Vitamin E): Aloe vera is also used for its soothing properties and acts as an anti-inflammatory. Studies of aloe vera have shown it has skin-soothing actions and can enhance the skin’s protective barrier.
- Lavendula Angustifolia
Other formulations may contain Emu Oil, AA-Noni (aka Noni Emodin), Free Vitamin B3 (a.k.a. Niacinamide), and Oat Kernel Extract.
In addition, there are inactive ingredients such as Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Stearic Acid, Cetyl Alcohol, Isopropyl Myristate, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Emu Oil, Hydrolyzed Silk Protein and Glycerin.
How it works
Mexican Wild Yam Cream contains a unique blend of Gynaecologically tested ingredients. This is an important addition to the product because the product contains no added hormones and is suitable for those women who want the benefits of a cream for the menopause without the worry of any unnecessary added hormones.
Women in the menopause are susceptible to developing skin conditions such as dryness, loss of elasticity, fine lines and wrinkles and itchy patches of skin.
Mexican Wild Yam Cream contains all the ingredients needed to help improve these conditions. The key ingredient in this rich body cream is Mexican wild yam. This vegetable is used as a substitute for animal parts in food and cosmetics and has also been used in traditional herbal medicine in Mexico for a number of years.
The Mexican wild yam cream helps to restore the skin and protects it from external aggressors. The moisturising properties of this cream provide the skin with instant nourishment when it is required. It is also a great choice for those who live in cold climates where the air is dry as the cream helps to combat dryness and improves upon skin hydration.
Benefits of Mexican Wild Yam Cream
The cream is rich in vitamins A, D and E which nourish skin and keep it healthy. It is also rich in noni fruit. Noni is a well-known skincare ingredient that, due to its healing properties, has been used for centuries in the treatment of skin problems such as acne.
It contain a high amount of plant sterols which block the production processes of harmful hormones that are released during menopause. The cream quickly penetrates into the skin and nourishes it to its core.
It also contains oat kernel extract which stimulates collagen synthesis and successfully helps to restore elasticity of the skin. The product has anti-inflammatory properties which help to soothe itchiness and irritation of the skin. It contains soothing extracts dosed in a specific formula that is appropriate for hormonal imbalance.
The cream is easily absorbed by the skin, thus creating a thin and smooth film that doesn’t leave any greasy residue. It is an ideal choice for women who don’t have enough time to spend on skincare.
Topical Side Effects
Unlike some menopause creams that treat hot flashes, the Mexican Wild Yam Cream is a body cream that has a broad spectrum of skincare benefits. Mexican Wild Yam Cream should be considered a treatment first and foremost, targeted more towards the use and relief of symptoms of the menopause, such as dryness, irritation and itchiness and its ability to help skin recover its velvety texture.
This is particularly useful for those women who suffer from menopausal symptoms and are looking for topical products to help with these hot flushes.