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Nopal

Nopal as anti-oxidant and digestive aid with regard to balancing blood fats and insulin regulation, sources of fiber – high fiber diets used in fighting cancers, etc.

PURICA Nopal
PURICA Nopal

For over 12,000 years the Nopal, or Prickly Pear, Cactus has been known throughout Mesoamerica (modern day Mexico) for its digestive healing properties.  This power house of a plant was considered so important to the Aztec civilization that prophesies encouraged their nomadic tribes to search for a home where an Eagle would be perched on a Nopal Cactus growing from a cave surrounded by water while eating a snake.  Continue reading