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.