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Hormonal Activity In Wild Yam Extract "Not Expected," CIR Says

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

Following an initial review of wild yam extract (Dioscorea villosa), the Cosmetic Ingredient Review Expert Panel said it expects the botanical extract "should not deliver any metabolic endocrine activity e.g. estrogen-like or progesterone-like activity." The panel's tentative insufficient data conclusion for wild yam extract was one of 13 ingredient categories reviewed during CIR's meeting Sept. 10-11 (see chart p. 9).

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