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Wild Yam (Dioscorea dregeana) Root Pieces

Dioscorea dregeana

Our organic Wild Yam also known as Udakwa; translating to "induces drowsiness" are offered as small root pieces. This powerful plant is makes a very interesting specimen to add to any experienced shaman's collecion.

Traditional & Modern Use:
Udakwa has been used throughout history as an extremely powerful sedative and narcotic used in the treatment of hysteria, epilepsy, psychosis and in earlier days it was commonly used as a general anaesthetic offering the capability to put the patient into a deep sleep within 20 minutes. The tuber of this plant was most commonly powdered and consumed; as far as historical documentation reveals, 1-2 grams of the plant was used.

All information provided above is intended for educational purposes only. This product is strictly not intended for human consumption.


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