Nopal Cactus grows in dry regions of the Western Hemisphere... and in other parts of the world.
Nopal Cactus and Fruits have many health benefits... such as being a powerful anti-inflammatory agent that’s great for arthritis. There are only a handful of plants containing the chemical “Betalain” a amazingly potent anti-inflammatory. A recent study of Nopal Cactus showed that it could block the inflammation process, heal inflammatory disease... ending chronic inflammation.
Nopal Cactus is a powerful antioxidant... slowing aging by binding with free radicals and thus preventing debilitating disease.
Nopal Cactus can help you lose weight by making you feel full... and studies show that if you take Nopal supplements it can lower your bad cholesterol by 30% -- Wow! It contains lots of plant sterols an effective plaque dissolving agent -- thus opening arteries and increasing blood flow.
Studies show that taking Nopal supplements can lower blood sugar levels after meals by almost 20%. And people who eat Nopal in the morning drastically lower their morning blood glucose levels.
Nopal Cactus and Fruit are a good liver cleansing agent and also removes toxins from the body, subsequently boosting the immune system. And other studies have show that Nopal Cactus can prevent gastric ulcers. It’s full of fiber thus cleansing the colon... helping to get rid of carcinogens that may promote colon cancer.
Nopal Cactus can help with hangovers too... by protecting the liver and rehydrating the body thus preventing headaches, liver, and stomach problems.
Plus it can lower blood pressure because it contains lots of potassium and other great minerals such as magnesium and it contains a large amount of Vitamin A and some Vitamin C too.
There have been over 250 scientific papers showing that Nopal Cactus and Fruits can lower inflammation, lower blood glucose, increase cellular function, strengthen your immune system, and even help with pain.
Nopal Cactus is one of the great SUPER FOODS!
Paul Haider - Master Herbalist