Review of Prickly Pear 500mg - Solaray Product 12625
Saturday, June 27, 2009
- 500mg per Capsule
- Folk Medicine: Wound healing, Fight inflammation, and supports digestion and urinary health.
|Learn More About The Prickly Pear And Its Health Benefits |
Prickly pear cactus is one of the best ingredients for improving the human's health. It is very common to be used as the daily diet in the Mexican cultures. They usually only consume the young plant to improve their health. There are many health benefits of consuming this plant. It is usually used to treat people with type 2 diabetes, obesity, alcohol hangover, enlarged prostate, and also high cholesterol.
This plant is very effective to treat people with diabetes. Prickly pear cactus plant contains high level of pectin and fiber. High amount of fiber can decrease the sugar absorption in the intestine and stomach. As the result, the blood glucose level can be lowered by consuming this plant. Many experts believe that the consumption of this cactus can reduce the blood sugar levels by 15 - 45%.
b. High cholesterol level
This plant is also effective to reduce the cholesterol level on the human's body. It is also related with the high level of fiber on this plant. Fiber is important to fasten the transit time of the foods in the digestive tract. It means that there will be less cholesterol absorbed by the intestine and stomach. Therefore, the cholesterol level can be decreased significantly.
c. Alcohol hangover
Many doctors believe that this plant is effective to be prevent the hangover caused by excessive alcohol. Try to consume this ingredient before drinking alcohol in order to reduce the symptoms of hangover on the next day. It is proven to significantly reduce anorexia, dry mouth, and nausea. However, this plant is not effective to reduce headache and dizziness which are caused by the hangover.
d. Enlarged prostate
There are many people who have experience with enlarged prostate. They usually experience frequent urges to urinate. Consuming the prickly pear cactus is effective in improving urine flow.
|Ingredients: Amount Per Serving % Daily Value|
Total Carbohydrate less than 1 g <1%
Prickly Pear (Opuntia strepacantha) (leaf) 500 mg *
Vegetable cellulose capsule, cellulose and magnesium stearate.