Yuca Root Powder
Botanical Name: Yucca filamentosa
Plant Part Used: Root
Processing Method: Drying, Grinding
Belonging to the family of Asparagaceae and native to the United States, Yucca is commonly known as Adam’s needle. Steroidal saponins and polyphenolics such as resveratrol and yuccaols are the main active components present in Yucca. The root of the plant is rich in dietary fibers, minerals, and vitamin-like vitamin B and C. A good source of antioxidants, it provides protection against free radicles that might be beneficial for the skin. Intake of yucca root may support the heart and immune system. Yucca root is often used to produce natural skincare products.