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Product name: Cactus extract
Latin name: Opuntia dillenii Haw, Opuntia Ficus Indica L
Part used: Stem/leaf
Appearance: Yellow fine powder
Product Content: 5:1 10:1
Product Origin: Extracted from the stem of Opuntia dillenii Haw.
Action and Uses: Cactus extract contains powerful antioxidants, may be helpful in gastic ulcer prevention, has blood lipid and cholesterol lowering potential, and may even ease hangover symptoms. Consumption of cactus extract decreases oxidative damage to lipids, and improves antioxidant status in healthy humans. Supplementation with vitamin C at a comparable dosage enhances overall antioxidant defense but does not significantly affect body oxidative stress. Components of cactus extract other than antioxidant vitamins may play a role in the observed effects.