Yucca Root Powder
Yucca Root Powder- This versatile root has long been grown and cultivated for its many beneficial properties. Natives have often viewed it as a great medicinal aid in treating irritation, pain and discomfort of the joints and skin. Some have also even used it to create soap. When peeled and cooked, the Yucca Root has also been used in culinary practices where it is cooked in a fashion much like a potato, or is used to thicken soup and stews. It has also seen use in being ground into flour, which has resulted in recent use as a replacement for wheat for those with wheat allergies.
Herbalists today find the Yucca Root Powder useful in treating inflammation, such as in arthritis, rheumatism, bursitis, colitis, and other such ailments. Possessing a high content of vitamins, including vitamins A, B and C, as well as the minerals potassium, calcium, phosphorus, iron, manganese and copper, Yucca can also be found used a as health food supplement. This is particularly true among herbalists who sometimes prescribe it as an aid for bones, joints and muscles as the particular blend for minerals and vitamins makes for a potent aid to the structural systems of the body.