Medicinal benefits of Joshua tree

The cute desert tree that puts you back on your feet. 😄

What is Joshua tree?

The Joshua Tree (yucca brevifolia) is a yucca endemic to North America.

Its name was given by Mormons crossing the Mojave Desert in the 19th century. The branches of the tree reminded them of Joshua’s arms pointing to the Promised land.

It is found mainly in the wild. It can live up to 250 years.

The species is hardy, surviving in a variety of climates.

Joshua trees bloom in spring only in some years.

It has been used for thousands of years by Indigenous peoples of North America for its medicinal properties.


Is it safe to eat?

All parts of the tree are considered edible:

  • Flowers.
  • Roots.
  • Seeds.
  • Sap.
  • Fruit.
  • Leaves.

Various products are produced, such as Yucca brevifolia flower tincture.


The Joshua tree has the following properties:

  • Antifungal.
  • Antispasmodic.
  • Antibacterial.
  • Emollient.
  • Anti-inflammatory.
  • Relaxing.
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For which diseases?

The tree has shown promising results in cases of :

  • Arthritis.
  • Osteoarthritis.
  • Type 2 diabetes.
  • Digestive ulcers.
  • Pain.
  • Cancer.
  • Bleeding.
  • Aponeurosis.
  • Osteoporosis.
  • Skin lesions.
  • Fibromyalgia.


While taking Yucca brevifolia may help as a supplement, it does not cure.

For the body to heal itself, it is often necessary to explore the root causes of the illness.

Most of the time, there are emotional causes.

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What are the benefits of Joshua tree?

This yucca from the North American deserts has properties that are currently underestimated.

Combined with emotional acceptance, it can help to feel better.

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