CACTUS FIG

CACTUS FIG

DISCOVER THE BENEFITS OF OUR CACTUS FIG

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Cactus fig is a fruit that belongs from cactus family. It has a wide scale of colors, since green until black. Its pulp is red with small edible seeds.

This exotic fruit has a lot of vitamin A. calcium, potassium, magnesium and fiber. It is also known as Prickly Pear or Higo.

Benefits

Cactus Fig has a lot of benefits for health such us:

  • Has antioxidants properties.

  • It has digestive properties and works as a mild natural laxative.

  • Works against constipation

  • Reduces blood sugar levels, helping to treat diabetes.

  • It is ideal to gain energy.

  • Promotes heart health

  • Regulates and reduces blood pressure.

  • Reduces the risks of suffering eye disorders. 

  • Prevents anemia. 

  • It is ideal to reduce inflammation

  • Increases liver health.

  • Stimulates the production of white blood cells.

  • It also supports bone health and regulates growth.

  • Due to its potassium content, it helps the synchronization between nerves and muscles. 

  • Helps to remove toxins from cells

  • Counteracts the negative effects of sodium.

Tips for consumption

Cut the fruit in two parts and then take the juicy pulp with a spoon. This fruit is ideal to prepare juices, desserts and jams. It’s important keep it refrigerated if it’s going to be stored.

Availability during the year

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