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Yacon Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

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General Name
English Name
Botanical Name
Smallanthus Sonchifolius

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Yacon Cures

Most Effective

Highly Effective


Action of Yacon

Most Effective

Nutrients in Yacon

Taste of


Parts Used

Roots, Leaves

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Yacon

Over dose may cause stomach distress in some patients.


Yacon is a plant.
It is perennial.
It grows in a tropical climate.
It grows up to 3 M.
Best used for Diabetes.

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Materia Medica for Yacon

Single Herb

Yacon for Diabetes

Sprinkle Yacon Root powder on your food to add sweetness.
OR : Make a tea of Yacon leaves and drink reglarly.

Yacon for Obesity

Peel off raw Yacon root and add it to your salad.
OR : Drink the fresh juice of yacon blended with other fruits.
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