CACTUS COMESTIBLE !
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Edible Cacti, commonly referred to as prickly pear or nopal cactus, is a dicotyledonous angiosperm plant. It belongs to the Cactaceae family and is characterized by its remarkable adaptation to arid and semi-arid climates in tropical and subtropical regions of the globe.
The potted Edible Cacti outside can take sunny and warm exposure. Indoors, locate the Edible Cacti in bright light and even direct sun in winter. Provide humidity to plants growing indoors. Read the complete BIOVERTCITY CARE GUIDE of this plant...
In the last decade, compelling evidence for the nutritional and health benefit potential of this cactus has been provided by academic scientists and private companies. Notably, its rich composition in polyphenols, vitamins, polyunsaturated fatty acids and amino acids has been highlighted through the use of a large panel of extraction methods. The identified natural cactus compounds and derivatives were shown to be endowed with biologically relevant activities including anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, hypoglycemic, antimicrobial and neuroprotective properties.