Yucca (Yucca glauca Nutt) is a succulent that grows throughout the southern United States. Tribes of the Southwest use the yucca's leaves to make soaps, shampoos and other hygiene related items, including dental floss.
Yucca root is an excellent source of vitamin C, offering up to a third of an adult's daily requirement in a single serving. Vitamin C helps your body heal from injuries, and is an important component in your blood vessels and muscles. Getting enough vitamin C regularly can also help boost your immune system