Yucca root is a therapeutic anti-inflammatory phytosterol with the ability to break up inorganic mineral obstructions and deposits. Its primary uses are in pain relieving combinations for arthritic and joint pain, and sediments caused by inflammation such as gout, rheumatism, and cystitis. It is also used to establish a flora balance in the GT tract and for asthmatic relief. Yucca root may have a laxative effect. Yucca also aids the gallbladder.