Nopal Cactus Juice is made from the paddles of the cactus commonly known as the prickly pear cactus. Recently many nopal catcus benefits have been uncovered related to joint pain relief and general relief from inflamation. Nopal Cactus have been grown, harvested and eatin in Mexico for many year. It is estimated that the cactus farming industry in Mexico is over a 150 million dollars a year. This is sure to expand due to the explosive of new products, such as Nopalea, that feature the nopal cactus as a main ingredient.
Nopal Cactus is high in both fiber and Calcium, these are known facts. Maybe other claims have been made about the medicinal properties of the nopal. One product, Nopalea, believes there and a many benefits to drinking nopal cactus juice on a regualr basis. Most of the nopal benefits are related to the reduction of inflammation in the body. Including muscle, respiratory and digestive inflammtion. Time will tell if any of these benefits can be proved.