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Prickly Pear Cactus Medicine
Treatments for Diabetes, Cholesterol,
and the Immune System

by Ran Knishinsky
 
The first complete guide to natural healing properties and uses of the prickly pear cactus

Examines the scientific research promoting the cactus as a natural diabetes and cholesterol medication as well as its use in the treatment of obesity, gastrointestinal disorders, skin ailments, and viral infections

Explores the healing uses of prickly pears from the perspective of doctor, chemist, ethnobotanist, cook, and layman

Includes 24 cactus recipes -- from Prickly Pear Bread to Cactus Candy.



Prickly Pear Cactus Medicine
Treatments for Diabetes, Cholesterol, and the Immune System
by Ran Knishinsky
Healing Arts Press, 2004
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