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Used by Native American tribal Indians for generations, Nopal Cactus has recently been referred to as a "vegetarian chitosan". Nopal Cactus also decreases appetite with a bulking effect. The ability for the prickly pear cactus (nopal) to lower blood sugar has been well documented by many studies. In traditional Mexican medicine, nopal is used for treating type-2 Diabetes. Mexican researchers found that people with non-insulin-dependent diabetes given broiled nopal stems experienced a large drop in blood sugar levels. It has been shown that daily consumption of 250mg of this plant will lower total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol levels, according to a recent study. HDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels were not affected. In India, the cactus has been used to treat whooping cough and asthma. The cactus is naturally found in Arizona, Mexico and other parts of the American Southwest; it is commercially grown in California and also has been exported to Europe and India. Each capsule contains 600 mg of Nopal Cactus. 120 Capsules