HANDO® – NOPAL
The highly developed civilization of the Aztecs knew that the Nopal cactus is rich in valuable active ingredients, such as iron, calcium and vitamins. The fibre-rich plant stimulates digestion.
Two species of Nopal cactus are suitable for consumption: “Opuntia streptacantha” and “Opuntia ficus indica”. Both prickly pears are rich in valuable active ingredients:
Amino acids such as arginine, histidine, lysine, methionine and threonine
Vitamins such as Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C), Carotene (Vitamin A), Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) or Niacin, Vitamin B1 and Vitamin B3
Nopal – (c) Photo: HANDO®
Nopal: lowering of blood sugar effect
The outstanding characteristic of Nopal is its blood sugar reduction effect. Studies have shown that taking Nopal products has significantly reduced blood glucose levels in diabetes patients who do not need insulin.
The high nutrient content of the Nopal cactus was highly valued by the Aztecs.
Nopal is a healthy dietary supplement used as a remedy in holistic medicine . The highy educated Aztecs very much appreciated the Nopal leaves because of their high nutrient content. In addition, the fibre-rich plant stimulates the digestive system.
The natural ingredients are preserved by the elaborate processing method. HANDO® only uses Nopal cacti from pristine ecosystems to produce the powder.