Yucca Schidigera Extract contains a substance that belongs to the chemical compound group saponin. Saponin’s have a detergent or surfactant properties because they contain both water-soluble and fat-soluble (amphiphile) components. Research has shown that natural saponins can effectively reduce and control ammonia and odor when supplemented in you dogs diet. Saponins effectively neutralize many Protozoal Diseases that dogs have constant exposure to via their natural behavior of chewing, eating and drinking substances found outside. Many protozoa enter the body via the digestive tract or cause their pathological effects in the gut. Saponins react with cholesterol in the protozoal cell membrane, causing the cell to rupture and lyse.