- Autonomic nerve relaxant useful in painful gastrointestinal conditions due to irritation and spasm, neuralgic conditions and restlessness
- Mild diaphoretic
Dioscin and Trillin which yield Diosgenin, a constituent possessing potential hormonal effects
- May cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea in very large doses
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