Elephant foot yam can safely consumed by diabetic people. It helps to reduce cholesterol levels in blood.
Yam reduces muscle spasms, cooling effect of yam can be a cure for Hypertension
Increasing the estrogen level in women. It can relieve the women from pre-menstrual syndrome as well.
Irregular bowel movements and constipation can also be cured by consuming yam. But Elephant foot yam is high on vitamin B6, Vitamin C and Vitamin A.
Moreover, Diosgenin, a molecular hormone which has potential anticancer effects, found in yam.
Potassium, Phosphorous and Magnesium key minerals found in elephant yam. It also contains trace minerals like zinc, copper and selenium.