Cholla Stem

Cholla Stem Product name: Cactus extract Latin name: Opuntia dillenii Haw, Opuntia Ficus Indica L Part used: Stem/leaf Appearance: Yellow fine powder Action and Uses: Cactus extract contains powerful antioxidants, may be helpful in gastic ulcer prevention, has blood lipid and cholesterol lowering potential, and may even ease hangover symptoms. Consumption of cactus extract decreases oxidative damage to lipids, and…

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Cactus and Other Succulents

Cactus and Other Succulents A cactus (plural: cactuses, cacti) is any member of the plant family Cactaceae, native to the Americas (with one exception, Rhipsalis baccifera, which is native to parts of the Old World). They are often used as ornamental plants, and some are also crop plants for fodder, forage, fruits, cochineal, and other uses. Cactuses are part of…

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