Nopal Cactus Nopalea Prickly Pear Fillers Stimulants Burns

 Did You Know Nopal Cactus (Prickly Pear) Juice Contains Fillers/Stimulants & These Additives May Provide No Health Benefits? Why Do Juice Companies Do This?

(*) See References and Disclaimer at the bottom of the page. 

Nopal Cactus (Prickly Pear) Filler:
Any ingredient added to nopal cactus (prickly pear) juice to provide bulk is considered a filler. Fillers give the appearance that you are receiving more product for less money.

Nopal Cactus (Prickly Pear) Stimulants: Artificially created stimulants may make you feel more energized temporarily but their effects are fleeting, and they can even become addictive(1*), (2*), (3*).

Other companies selling nopal cactus (prickly pear), especially those marketing the nopal cactus (prickly pear) juice, tend to fill their nopal cactus (prickly pear) products with as many ingredients as possible. The main reason they do this is to make their product appear more effective than they really are and that you are receiving a bargain. However, many of the ingredients that are added to their nopal cactus (prickly pear) products have not been tested or proven to have any health benefits whatsoever.

Examples of fillers are: water (why pay for water when you want nopal cactus?), Opuntia concentrate (nopal concentrate(4*))fruit juices, reconstituted fruit, "concentrates and extracts(5*), (6*)" added sugars (like “Stevia”), binders, fillers, additives and preservatives such as (Guar Gum, Maltodextrin and Xanthum Gum) just to name a few.

Remember, nopal cactus (prickly pear) is beneficial enough without adding other ingredients. Fillers and stimulants only serve to dilute the potency of the nopal cactus (prickly pear) product and make it less effective.

So, the next time you purchase nopal powder (prickly pear) capsules or nopal cactus juice, ask yourself this question: “Does the nopal cactus (prickly pear) product that you are purchasing contain any fillers or stimulants?

If it does, you may want to look for a more reputable provider of nopal cactus (prickly pear) products. One that offers only 100% Genuine, Freeze Dried, Organic, Nopal Powder Capsules: The Freeze Dried Nopal Powder Capsules (Prickly Pear) that only Natural Home Cures offers.

     Source References

(1) Human Performance Resource Ctr: Dietary Supplement Contains a Stimulant
Live Strong: Dangers of Herbal Stimulants
(3) Family Education: Hand With Care Stimulants
(4) Wikipedia: Opuntia
Wikipedia: Concentrate