The health-promoting properties of opuntia flower have been known for centuries. Currently, more and more people are choosing to introduce it to their regular diet.
Health benefits: An infusion of prickly pear flowers effectively reduces blood sugar. Prickly pear is rich in many vitamins, including A and C, minerals and bioflavonoids. Its fat-gathering and body-cleansing action help with diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Opuntia flowers contain fiber and pectins regulate digestive processes and support the absorption of fats, positively affecting the protective layer of the gastric, duodenal and intestinal mucosa. Fights elevated cholesterol. Its wonderful properties make it especially recommended to people who struggle with problems of fatigue, weakness or suffered from serious illnesses on a daily basis and recover.
Other use: Opuntia Flowers are used in cosmetology as an important ingredient in many cosmetics. They can be used in the bath as soap and often used for their decorative element in crafts such as candles, paper making and potpourri.
How to make Opuntia Tea?
Put 2 tablespoons of Opuntia Flowers into 250 ml of hot water cover and leave for 15-20 minutes. Put a bit of honey and you’re ready to enjoy your beautiful, delicious, yet healthy treat! We also recommend adding Opuntia Flowers to other teas: black, green or red. It will certainly bring out unique flavor compositions.