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Yucca (Yucca schidigera)



Interactions

Yucca/Drug Interactions:
  • AntifungalsAntifungals: Based on an in vitro study, alexin extracted from Yucca gloriosa flowers may have a broad spectrum of antifungal activity (2).
  • Anti-inflammatory agentsAnti-inflammatory agents: Based on an in vitro study, yuccaols and resveratrol from yucca may reduce inflammation (3).
  • Antilipemic agentsAntilipemic agents: Based on a clinical trial, ingestion of a blend of Yucca schidigera and Quillaja saponaria extract filtrates may decrease total and LDL cholesterol levels in hypercholesterolemic patients (1).
  • Antineoplastic agentsAntineoplastic agents: Based on an in vitro study, yuccaols and resveratrol from yucca may reduce cell proliferation (3).
  • AntioxidantsAntioxidants: Based on an in vitro study, yucca may have antioxidant activity (5).
  • Antiviral agentsAntiviral agents: In an in vitro study, yucca leaf protein isolated from the leaves of Yucca recurvifolia Salisb. inhibited herpes simplex virus type 1, herpes simplex virus type 2, and human cytomegalovirus (4).

Yucca/Herb/Supplement Interactions:
  • AntifungalsAntifungals: Based on an in vitro study, alexin extracted from Yucca gloriosa flowers may have a broad spectrum of antifungal activity (2).
  • Anti-inflammatory agentsAnti-inflammatory agents: Based on an in vitro study, yuccaols and resveratrol from yucca may reduce inflammation (3).
  • AntilipemicsAntilipemics: Based on a clinical trial, ingestion of a blend of Yucca schidigera and Quillaja saponaria extract filtrates may decrease total and LDL cholesterol levels in hypercholesterolemic patients (1).
  • AntineoplasticsAntineoplastics: Based on an in vitro study, yuccaols and resveratrol from yucca may reduce cell proliferation (3).
  • AntioxidantsAntioxidants: Based on an in vitro study, yucca may have antioxidant activity (5).
  • AntiviralsAntivirals: In an in vitro study, yucca leaf protein isolated from the leaves of Yucca recurvifolia Salisb. inhibited herpes simplex virus type 1, herpes simplex virus type 2, and human cytomegalovirus (4).
  • Quillaja saponariaQuillaja saponaria: Based on a clinical trial, ingestion of a blend Yucca schidigera and Quillaja saponaria extract filtrates may decrease total and LDL cholesterol levels of hypercholesterolemic patients (1).

Yucca/Food Interactions:
  • Insufficient available evidence.

Yucca/Lab Interactions:
  • Serum lipid levelsSerum lipid levels: Based on a clinical trial, ingestion of a blend Yucca schidigera and Quillaja saponaria extract filtrates may decrease total and LDL cholesterol levels of hypercholesterolemic patients (1).

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