Red Nopal Cactus Fruit Powder (Organic) - 10oz
Red Nopal Cactus Fruit Powder (Organic) - 10oz
This natural cactus fruit powder is packaged with the purpose of immune system support and overall joint health. Red Nopal Cactus is supports digestion, normal cholesterol levels, and inflammation response. Also known as Prickly Pear, Cactus Fruit, or Tuna Fruit (Opuntia ficus Indica L.), is handpicked and grown in rich volcanic soils. This Red Nopal Catus fruit has a long and rich history in the Southern Hemisphere and has been used and treasured for centuries by indigenous people for a variety of reasons.
Nopal Cactus has a unique and wide range of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and 10 essential amino acids. It’s high in fiber, calcium, and vitamin C which give it true superfood status. Nopal Cactus fruit has good levels of flavonoids, polyphenols, and betalains, and is classified as a low Glycemic index (GI) whole food.
Our Nopal is grown in high elevation mountains where the soil is rich in vital nutrients, optimum level temperatures, and maximized healthy growth due to the power of the sun. The sustainable growing process and cultivation techniques produce unparalleled quality in harvests year after year.
- Potential Benefits:
- High in Dietary Fiber, Calcium & Vitamin C
- Promotes Healthy Joints
- Supports Normal Cholesterol Levels
- Promotes Healthy Digestion
- Supports The Immune System
- Promotes Healthy Inflammation Response
- Recommended Use: It’s best taken between meals. Simple and easy to use; Take 1 tablespoon 2 times a day or 2 teaspoons before meals 3 times a day. Mix into 8-12 ounces of water, juice, or smoothies, sprinkle on your favorite foods, or add to hot beverages.
- Serving Size: 1 tablespoon – Take 1 tablespoon 1-2 times per day or 2 teaspoons before meals 3 times per day. Serving per container: 28 (1 tablespoon)
- Ingredients: Red Prickly Pear Powder, Acacia, Citric Acid as a natural preservative. (100% Organic)
- Product Size: 10oz Bag
- Grown in Mexico: Fresh from our farm, made for your health in mind. It is organic, vegan, non-GMO, and gluten-free.
- Caution: If you are pregnant, nursing, or taking any medications, consult with your healthcare provider before use. Keep out of the reach of children.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the highest temperature the Nopal Cactus Powder undergoes during processing and production?
We use a natural process of solar/ventilation* to dry the Cactus Powder, then mill to a fine powder. In most cases the temperature doesn’t exceed a temperature of over 45C /113F.
The only ingredient in this product is organic Nopal Cactus Leaf. We don’t add fillers, binders, sugar, coloring, flavoring, or preservatives.
Our Nopal is grown at high elevation, where the soil is rich in nutrients, and the sun maximizes healthy growth. The sustainable growing process and cultivation techniques produce unparalleled quality in harvests year after year!
The process is known as Venturi solar ventilation process.
Where is the Nopal sourced from?
Our nopal is grown in the mountains of Mexico.
Nopal Field In The Mountains – We grow our Nopal through our Co-op grower society, using extensive investigative testing with various local and national universities. We have found through this collaborative relationship that to grow premium quality Nopal you need four pre requisites. Altitude, Temperature and Water as well as optimum soil conditions.
Altitude – Above all, altitude is the key to a successful, prosperous field of Nopal. Our farms situated on a steep pine forested slope (2,400 meters / 7800 feet) have one of the best altitude and climatic conditions available to grow the highest quality naturally grown Nopal.
Temperature – An extended season of hot or cold weather can greatly reduce the optimum production of Nopal, The temperature at our farms is at the optimum, equal to that of Milpa Alta fields and without the pollution hazards of Mexico City. Ideal temperatures should be annual mean of 17-24 degrees 65F-85F.
Water – A plentiful supply of this vital nutrient through our rainy season guarantees exceptional quality and production without needing artificial irrigation techniques.
Natural Prime Cut – Our dedication to provide you the customer with the most mature, most succulent and ripest Nopal available has led us to exclusively farm mature Nopal stems that grow up to 40 cm in length. This size is prized as the most fibrous in Mexico and we dedicate ourselves to providing this size of exceptional quality.
Organic-nutrition -Through a special team of dedicated biologists, agronomists and producers, we have managed to grow the optimum in nutritional quality and in international sanitary standards as well.
What other ingredients are added to the Nopal Powder?
Maxx Herb Nopal Cactus Powder contains 100% organic nopal red leaf cactus powder. (Nothing else is added)
What is the best way to take Nopal Powder?
It is easy to take: mix in water, juice, hot beverages. It’s high in dietary fiber, calcium and vitamin C.
Does the Nopal Powder become really thick when you mix with liquid like psyllium powder?
The Nopal leaf is shade dried and ground into a powder. Unlike psyllium seed husks, nopal powder doesn’t become thick when mixed with water. (you can mix with a spoon or small whisk)
Take approx. 1 tablespoon and mix in 8-10 ounces or water, juice or add to a smoothie. (Take 1-2 times a day)
In addition to Nopal powder being high in fiber, it is high in calcium and vitamin c, contains a wide range of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and 10 essential amino acids; will not get the addition nutrient benefits with psyllium seed husks.
2 tablespoons contains: 10g of fiber, 31% RDA of Vit C & 33% RDA Calcium.
Can the powder be added to oatmeal before cooking it or does destroy benefits?
Yes you can add our nopal powder to oatmeal and you will still get the benefits.
Nopal is a low-fat, high-fiber food, so if you use it to make oatmeal, or smoothies you’ll add tons of taste and fiber to them.
With oatmeal, some people also add flaxseed or chia seeds, and 1 or 2 tablespoons of nopal powder, along with some fruit. It’s up to you!