Prickly Pear is a rich source of iron and calcium, low on calories, zero sugar and cholesterol. Very low sodium and potassium levels make it a healthy drink
In Mexican folk medicines, prickly pear was used to treat skin wounds, swollen stomachs, digestive problems and urinary tract infections etc. The present medical research have identified more contemporary benefits, especially in fruit extract or supplement form, which includes helping treat type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol levels, colitis, diarrhea etc. We are bringing you some of the articles published in well-acclaimed journals that itself validate the importance of Prickly Pear.