Native to Mexico, the Nopal Cactus, is better known as the Prickly Pear cactus. This juicy cactus is renowned for offering a range of health-improving benefits because it is jam-packed with antioxidants, minerals and vitamins. Nopal Cactus may also be a pivotal source of certain organic compounds like phytochemicals and certain polysaccharides that may contribute to this cacti health-boosting power. This tasty ripe fruit has a unique sweet flavour that continues to be a staple in the American Southwest and Mexican diet. Its historical uses as a medicine include being taken as a cardiac tonic. Using this extraordinary cactus as a food and medicine dates back to the Aztec period, 900-1521 AD. Ancient Purity Nopal Cactus Powder mixes well making super healthy exotic mouth-watering smoothies, herbal teas, and other refreshing beverages.
Nopal Cactus (Prickly Pear) Super-Food of the Desert
Nopal Cactus Native to Mexico, Baja & Southern California
Nopal Cactus / Prickly Pear - Supporting a Clean, Healthy Lifestyle
Nopal Cactus... Ancient Purity
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- Nopal Cactus/Prickly Pear Powder - 100% Natural.
- Produced to ecological standards, free from agro-chemicals, non-irradiated and GMO-free.
Ancient Purity Nopal Cactus Powder is promoted for helping with diabetes, high cholesterol, hangovers and obesity. This super-cactus powder is also touted for its anti-inflammatory and antiviral properties.
- Begin with 3 - 5 grams daily in filtered water / juice / smoothie or use Ancient Purity Nopal Cactus Powderas directed by your healthcare practitioner. Do not exceed the recommended daily intake.
- For greater therapeutic use: Take 1 - 2 tablespoons daily. Consider taking daily for 2 weeks then take a one-week break and repeat.
NOTES/WARNING: Side effects for some people include: mild diarrhoea, nausea, increased stool volume, increased stool frequency and abdominal fullness. However, these are rare. Nopal should be avoided in pregnant and nursing women and in people with kidney disease. Side effects may include abdominal bloating, diarrhoea, and nausea.
Diabetes: Prickly Pear Cactus might lower blood sugar levels in people with diabetes. Watch for signs of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) and monitor your blood sugar carefully if you have diabetes and use Prickly Pear Cactus.
Surgery: Nopal Cactus might affect blood sugar levels, making blood sugar control difficult during and after surgery. Stop using Prickly Pear Cactus at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
Nopal Cactus, commonly known as prickly pear is a genus in the cactus family. It is also named sabra, tuna, or paddle cactus. It is a species native to Mexico where it is commonly used in national cuisine. Nopal is rich in soluble fibre, Vitamin C, and a number of essential minerals. This cactus is also rich in antioxidants, known as carotenoids, which protect our cells from damage by free radicals.
Ancient Purity Nopal cactus powder is an ancient super-food from Mexico that has been in use for 9,000 years. Prickly pears as well as its powdered form are an excellent source of vitamin C. Specifically, one cup of prickly pear fruit (1.5 tablespoon powder) provides about 61 calories, 14 grams of carbohydrate, 5 grams of dietary fibre, 1 gram of protein, and less than a gram of fat, along with 21 milligrams of vitamin C, 64 IU of vitamin A, 83 milligrams of calcium, and 328 milligrams of potassium. Plus, they're packed with antioxidants. Two of the fruit's key antioxidant phytonutrients are Kaempferol and Quercetin.
Licuado de Nopal Smoothie
• 1.5 tablespoon Ancient Purity Nopal Cactus Powder.
• 1/2 cucumber (peeled and chopped).
• 1 tablespoon Ancient Purity Desert Lime Powder.
• 1 cup filtered water.
• Crushed ice from filtered water (optional).
• Put all the ingredients in the blender and blend until smooth.
Nopal Cactus Mexican Fruit Punch
• 2 tablespoons of Ancient Purity Nopal Cactus Powder.
• 2 cups of spinach.
• Juice from half a-lime.
• 4 to 6 ounces filtered water.
• 5 pineapple slices.
• 1 teaspoon Liposomal Pineapple-C.
Mix in a blender. Pour into a Mythos Energy Glass and serve. Try these delicious and easy Nopal Cactus Powder recipes and lead a healthy life!
Nopal Desert Lemonade
• One litre cold clean filtered water.
• One tablespoon agave nectar.
• One cucumber.
• 1.5 tablespoon of Ancient Purity Nopal Cactus Powder.
• Two lemons
• Blend all the ingredients in a mixer.
• Pour into a Mythos Energy Glass and add ice from filtered water.
The energy glass is thought by some to positively energise drinks such as water, juices or smoothies. The three-nominal shape of this awesome drinking glass was composed according to the Golden Ratio Design Law.
- Brand: Ancient Purity.
- Size: 250/500g (8.81-17.63 oz.).
- Origin: Mexico.
- Container: Kraft Paper Pouch.
- Estimated shelf life from purchase: 1-2 years.
- Storage: Keep in a cool dry place, keep out of reach of children.
Q: What is Nopal Cactus Powder good for?
A: Nopales and prickly pear fruit are high in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. They are a nutritious addition to a balanced diet and may help decrease blood sugar, reduce inflammation, and lower cholesterol.
Q: What's the best way to use your Nopal Cactus Powder?
A: Many of our Super-Food Powders can be sprinkled into sauces and entrees for an added dose of nutrition while our healthy snacks and seeds can be eaten alone as a snack when you're on the go! Try mixing our Nopal Cactus Powder into juice, yogurt or your favourite smoothie. Make sure to visit our 'Recipes' section!
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