Parts used - the leaves
Helps relieve the pain, swelling and stiffness caused by arthritis
Helps reduce high blood pressure
Helps improve circulation
Helps lower cholesterol levels
May help relieve migraines and other headaches
No major side effects or contraindications are known at this time.
History of Yucca Yuccas have stiff pointed leaves that grow from a central stem and candle shaped white or green flowers. There are many different variety of these hardy small trees or shrubs, and they grow mainly in warm, dry areas of North America.
Native Americans had many uses for the Yucca. They ate it, made ropes and cloth from it, and used it to make soap for cleaning. It was also used for medicinal purposes to treat skin problems, inflammation and bleeding.
Today Yucca can be found in a wide variety of household products, including shampoos, cleansers and sodas.
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