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Yucca Dietary Supplement Tag

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Yucca Dietary Supplement for Dogs: Natural Herbal Support for Pain, Digestive Support, and Dog Appetite Stimulant

What does the supplement yucca do for dogs? Yucca root is widely used in dog food as well as in other pet foods. It is a herb that is highly nutritive as it is rich in vitamin C, beta-carotene, B vitamins, magnesium, iron, calcium, manganese, protein, niacin, and phosphorus.  How it works Yucca contains two very beneficial compounds sarsasapogenin and smilagenin. These two compounds work on the mucous membranes of the small intestine. These compounds help with the penetration and absorption of minerals and vitamins.  Sarsasapogenin and Smilagenin are know as steroidal saponins (phytosterols) which act as precursors to corticosteroids produced naturally by the body. Steroidal saponins support the immune function of the body, while stimulating and supporting the production of its own corticosteroids and corticosteroid–related hormones. Due...