Are you searching for a remedy for your hangover from last night, striving to achieve your weight loss goals, trying to control cholesterol or want a cure for Type 2 Diabetes? This miraculous medicinal plant, Nopal Cactus, well known as prickly pear, is a remedial solution for many health problems.
Well known and valued for its numerous health benefits since the last 12,000 years, the plant has been a regular part of the diet of ancient civilizations. Native Aztecs, Americans, Zacatecans, Chichimecs, Coras, and Tepehuanes have used the plant as food, building material, firewood, for making glue and more.
The fruit of the plant, also known as tuna, is used to cure infections of the respiratory tract when boiled and consumed with honey. The fruit is also consumed to cure conditions like a sore throat, diarrhea, and arteriosclerosis. The pads of Nopal Cactus are used as heating pads to heal swelling, muscle aches and pains and for dressing cuts and wounds. The sap or gel of the pads is a great remedy for burns, cuts, and bruises when applied on the affected area.
Today, Nopal Cactus is a staple in Mexican diets as it is naturally found growing in Arizona. The fruit and other edible parts of the plant are eaten raw or added to Mexican salads, tacos, and egg dishes. It is also used in jams and jellies. Furthemore, the plant is a primary component of numerous highly effective nutritional supplements and medicines.
Nopal Cactus is rich in antioxidants, several vitamins and minerals that promote good health. Consuming the plant also promotes weight loss, lowers blood glucose level and cholesterol and cures inflammation.
With so many remarkable benefits, who wouldn’t want to make this remedial plant a part of their daily diet and lifestyle?