Prickly Pear Cactus Makes a Healthy Food and Drink

29 Mar

Healthforus Prickly Pear Juice

Prickly pear cactus is a plant that is very useful for us. It could produce a lot of drinks and foods. It also helps to make a great medicine. This prickly pear cactus is easy to find. It is also easy to be taken care of. So if you want to have your own, then you can make a greenhouse to keep it warm. And you need to make it warm so it would grow nicely. You may need a help if you want to produce foods or drinks from this plant.

This plant is part of the diet in Mexican and Mexican – American cultures. But they don’t eat the one that is old already. They eat the young prickly pear cactus. Because the older one is too tough to be eaten. For medicinal uses, this plant can be used for type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, obesity, alcohol hangover, colitis, diarrhea, and beningn prostatic hypertrophy or BPH. It can also be used to fight viral infections, like an antibiotic. This plant is very useful for us. Since prickly pear cactus also produces healthy foods and also healthy drinks for us.

Prickly Pear Cactus Juice

As I said before, prickly pear cactus can make a healthy food and also drinks. So if you want to live a healthier life, then you can make one of this plant’s drinks. You can look up at the internet the recipes for the prickly pear juice. You can even add it with fruits to make the drink be more delicious. You can also make it as a smoothie. Just add yoghurt on it. It can also be a jelly or candy. So if you don’t like it to be a drink, then you can just chew the jelly or the candy.

Prickly Pear Cactus Fruit

The color of the prickly pear cactus fruit is more likely to be purple. The color is same like the dragon fruit. When you plant the prickly pear cactus, you will see the fruit coming with a pink color. Dark pink color. When the fruits have already changed color to pink, then it’s ready to pick. So if you want to have a juice or anything from this plant, then you can do it after the fruit has already grown. The taste of this fruit must be sweet. Since it is used for foods and drinks.

Planting this plant on your house is one of a big advantage for you. Especially if you live in Mexico. Because this plant will grow better if you plant it on a warm temperature. So if you ever want to have this plant, you can buy the seeds and plant it. I’m afraid that this plant might be dead if you plant it on a place that has cool temperature. Remember that every cactus needs sun shines. So if you are planning to plant this, then you need to consider planting it on the greenhouse. Besides, it won’t grow. Make sure you do take care of it and you will see it become a beautiful prickly pear cactus. Which in the end you can use to create prickly pear juice and drink to keep your health in good condition.


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