Arizona Cactus Ranch Prickly Pear Nectar - Pure and Nutrient-Rich, 32 oz
Indulge in the natural goodness of Arizona Cactus Ranch Prickly Pear Nectar, a pure and nutrient-rich elixir that brings the flavors and benefits of the prickly pear plant to your table.
Pure and Nutrient-Rich: Our Prickly Pear Nectar is produced by Arizona Cactus Ranch in Southern Arizona, ensuring the highest quality and purity.
Versatile Use: Incorporate this nectar into your diet to enjoy a rich source of vitamins, minerals, and medicinal properties.
Preservative-Free: Our nectar contains no preservatives, emphasizing its commitment to purity and freshness.
Storage Tips: Refrigerate the nectar after opening to maintain its freshness. If not used within two to three weeks, freeze it into ice cubes for future enjoyment.
Nutritional Information: Serving size is 1 teaspoon (5g) per 12 oz. container, with 0 calories, 0g of total fat, 0mg of sodium, 0g of total carbohydrates, and 0g of protein. It's also a fantastic source of Vitamin C, providing 70% of the daily value based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Extended Shelf Life: Unopened bottles have a shelf life of 9 to 12 months, ensuring you can savor the goodness over time.
Medical Interest in the Prickly Pear Plant
The prickly pear plant (also called nopal or nopalitos in Spanish) and the prickly pear cactus fruit (also known as tuna in Spanish) is an edible nutritious and delicious food offering vitamins, minerals and medicinal properties. Researchers are using the prickly pear juice, produced by Arizona Cactus Ranch in Southern Arizona, for their studies, because it is pure.
Pascua Yaqui Tribe in Tucson Arizona uses Arizona Cactus Ranch Prickly Pear Nectar in their Alternative Medicine Diabetic Preventive Program since 1997.
Prickly pear extract has also been shown to reduce the severity and occurrence of hangovers if taken in advance of drinking. Nausea, dry mouth, appetite loss, and alcohol-related inflammation were all reduced in test subjects who ingested prickly pear extract 5 hours prior to drinking*. You can make your own tests and see if it works for you, which is the only test that really counts.
*(Source: Jeff Wiese; Steve McPherson; Michelle C. Odden; Michael G. Shlipak, Effect of Opuntia ficus indica on Symptoms of the Alcohol Hangover, Archives of Internal Medicine, Jun 2004; 164: 1334 - 1340.)