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Yucca Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
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Botanical Name
Yucca Aloifolia, Yucca Angustifolia, Yucca Arborescens,
Homeopathic Name
Yucca Filamentosa   -   Mother Tincture

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Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Yucca

Overdose may cause Nausea, Vomiting and Abdominal Pain. Avoid during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Avoid prolonged use.
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Yucca is a shrub.
It is perennial.
It grows in a hot and dry climate.
It grows up to 4 M.
Best used for Joint Pain, Inflammations.
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Materia Medica for Yucca

Yucca General

There are up to 50 species of Yucca. The plant has sword like leaves. Yucca has high calorie content. Roots of Yucca are used in making shampoo.
Yucca contains high amount of Vitamin C and Antioxidants. It promotes healthy Immune System. Vitamin C boosts the production and activity of White Blood cells. It helps the Body in fighting against infections and viruses. The Antioxidant property protects the Body from cell mutations and free radical damage. It protects the Body from oxidative stress.
It cures Arthritis. Yucca helps to reduce High Blood pressure, Migraine Pain and High Cholesterol. It cures Diabetes, Poor Blood circulation and Liver disorders.
Yucca promotes healthy Skin. It possesses Photoprotective property. Vitamin C present in Yucca aids the production of Collagen, the Skin protein. The Folic acid in Yucca improves overall skin and Eye health. It protects the Body against sun damage. It treats skin conditions like Dandruff, Baldness, Sores and Cuts, Sprains, Skin diseases and infections.
Yucca is a carbohydrate rich herb. It is still considered as a health booster for people with Diabetes.
It is also beneficial for treating Colitis, Hypertension, Arthritis and Migraine Headaches.
It has high fiber content. It makes you feel full for a longer time.
It may be taken as a food in fried form. Yucca is used in flavoring Soft drinks.

Yucca is safe when taken for a short period. High dosage may cause Stomach problems, Nausea and Vomiting.

Water Retention General

There are many causes for water retention as mentioned above. Sometimes the cause cannot be identified. But, if you can diagnose the cause, some useful tips to accurately prescribe a remedy are offered below.
Dandelion. It is a herbal diuretic. Its advantage is that it is rich in potassium. As you know, excessive urination may result in depletion of Potassium. This herb boasts of having Potassium. So, the depletion is taken care of. You may safely use it even if the cause is not known.
Celery. you may use the plant and or the seeds. They are both effective as a diuretic. It is a general diuretic. The diagnosis of the cause is not important.
Yucca Root. If the water retention is due to the malfunction of the Kidneys, then Yuuca root is the answer.
Devil’s Claw Tuber. Water Retention may be caused by the clogging of the Lymph Nodes. This inactivity of the Lymph Nodes may cause the blood circulation to slow down, and hence result in the body retaining more water than necessary. Devil’s Claw Tuber is the answer.
Burdock Root. Water Retention may also be caused by an Allergic reaction. Something you ate or some medication you took. The body will produce Histamine and there will be fluid buildup. You will feel bloated and or congested. This condition will be relieved by Burdock Root. Burdock is an excellent Anti histamine. It is fast acting. Gives quick relief. The over the counter Anti histamine medication available with the chemists are themselves a major cause of water retention. This condition is also taken care of by Burdock Root.
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Yucca for Arthiritis

Make a decoction of Yucca root.
Drink to get relief in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
You can also add some Honey for better taste.

Yucca for Hair Fall

Smash root of Yucca with hammer. Take 5 g of it. Run water over it. Use this water to wash your Hair.
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