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Prometrium (micronized progesterone) claims to be from wild yam but is there a synthetic in it?

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Dr. Timothy Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Technically, no

Wild yam does not contain actual progesterone, but Progesterone that is structurally identical to that found in the human body can be made from it.
This is a synthetic process but the final product is not a synthetic.

In brief: Technically, no

Wild yam does not contain actual progesterone, but Progesterone that is structurally identical to that found in the human body can be made from it.
This is a synthetic process but the final product is not a synthetic.
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