Yucca Root (Yucca filamentosa)
Yucca Root, a Native American remedy, treats inflammation, joint pain associated with osteoporosis and rheumatoid arthritis. Sold Cut and Sifted
Yucca is high in vitamins A, B, and C, and contains potassium, calcium, phosphorus, iron, manganese and copper which make it very soothing to the intestinal tract. The plant provides nutritional support to the structural system (bones, joints, muscles).The saponins in Yucca are a precursor of natural cortisone normally produced by the adrenal glands. Ths makes it a popular remedy for all kinds of inflammation, such as arthritis, rheumatism, bursitis, colitis, and other inflammatory conditions. Yucca is also used as a blood cleanser; today, often in the form of Yucca Root Tea.
Many people drink Yucca Root tea to purify the blood and cleanse the colon.
Some people apply Yucca Root to their hair as a gentle shampoo. Native Americans used yucca as a soap as it had a lathering effect. Yucca Roots have been used by Native American tribes for years to prevent hair loss and dandruff while making hair shiny and beautiful