- Effective and potent anti-oxidant that inhibits the skin cell ageing process, stimulating renewal, and actively helps to safeguard against free radicals.
- Reduces Wrinkles: Decreases the amount and deepness of creases and furrows in addition to improving or completely diminishing the circles and bags below the eyes.
- Lessens redness (rosacea), alleviates sunburn.
- Restructuring, repairing and healing properties, bringing improvement to scar tissue.
- Firming action: Smoothes with superb tightening effects, restores elasticity, closes pores, toning and firming action
- Moisturising and nourishing
Prickly pear seed oil deeply moisturises and conditions dull, dry or lacklustre hair. Regular use of our pure oil will bring back the shine, strenth and manageability to you hair. Simply apply a few drops every night and leave in for about 10 to 15 minutes before washing out.
Regularly massaging nails with this oil strengthens them, making them less brittle and prone to breaking.
Demand for the barbary fig cactus has grown due to the fact that the plant is said to treat cancer and lower high blood pressure. Other uses include treatment for diabetes, high cholesterol, obesity and hangovers in addition to having anti-inflammatory properties, although more research is necessary to verify these benefits.
The Edible Plant
Orangy-red when ripe, the prickly pear's juicy flesh tastes similiar to a very sweet watermelon. The Opuntia prickly pear cactus cannot yet be called a miracle food, but it is well liked in many parts of the world due to its high fibre content, antioxidants and carotenoids. Edible parts include the leaves, fruit, stalks and flowers. It has been a principal food of the Mexico and Central America for thousands of years. It has also been gaining popularity in the United States as an exotic gourmet supplement. The opuntia cactus has 3 distinct edible parts: the green paddles which can be consumed as a vegetable, the flower petals; a great addition to salads, and the prickly pear fruit that can be used for jams, in salads and for its juice.