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The history of Nopal (prickly pear)

Nopal has a long tradition in herbal medicine in Mexico. The Indian advanced cultures of the Aztecs appreciated the cactus for its purifying effect.

The use of Nopal has a long history in herbal medicine in Mexico,
in the Indian high culture of the Aztecs, Nopal leaves were valued for their high nutritional content and valuable active ingredients, which still applies today. The Nopal cactus is still a popular food in Mexico. Nopal is known there primarily for its blood-purifying and intestinal purifying effects. No wonder: Nopal is a fibre-rich plant. The secretion production of the cactus stimulates the digestive system.

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In traditional medicine Nopal is used as follows:

  • Compresses: Warm compresses are used against tonsillitis, cold compresses to treat bruises.

  • Inhalation: The vapours produced when boiling the brew are suitable for inhalation in order to clear the respiratory tract.

  • Baths: In Mexico it is customary to put four hands full of Nopal flowers in the bath water.

  • Face masks: Against a dry skin, a mask of Nopal leaves should be applied.

  • Syrup and honey: When Nopal prickly pears are cooked in water, a syrup or honey is produced.

Nopal: different species with outstanding properties

In Mexico, over a hundred different types of prickly pear cacti are known. While “Opuntia ficus indica” is used to produce tea, the related “Opuntia streptacantha Lemaire” is ground into powder.

Nopal, the mythical cactus from the Aztec Empire, helps to regulate blood sugar and cholesterol in a natural way. Try HANDO® Nopal capsules now and convince yourself of the benefits and high quality!

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