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Wednesday, July 10, 2013
YUCCA - An Herb For Thought
Due to the roots’ high saponin content, giving it a soapy texture, it is widely used in natural soap and shampoo products. Some claim shampoo made with yucca prevents hair loss and dandruff, while creating soft, shiny strands.
The root is packed with vitamin C, B and A, as well as calcium, phosphorus, potassium and iron. It’s also recommended to use the root’s powder form, which contains protein. This can be done by mixing it with water, yogurt, smoothies or juice. The saponins in the powder will act as anti-inflammatory agent, reducing muscle spasms, pain, and symptoms of arthritis.
Read the entire article at: http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/an-herb-for-thought-yucca/
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