Wild Yam is an herb that was used by the Mayans and Aztecs to treat minor aches and pains. It was also known as ?colic root? and ?rheumatism root?. Wild Yam has many benefits for women?s health. It can help relieve mild cramps and pain associated with PMS and menstruation. It may also help ease symptoms of menopause. Wild Yam root also supports healthy heart and digestive function.