Nopal and now continues to be a traditional remedy for diabetes treatment in Mexico and other Latin American countries. Nopal lowers blood sugar by blocking the absorption of sugar in the intestinal tract. It lowers total cholesterol levels, improves the ratio of cholesterol to high density cholesterol with a low density – "bad cholesterol" and lowers triglycerides by preventing the conversion of blood sugar into fat, and by eliminating excess bile acids, which ultimately will converted into cholesterol. A leading source for info: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. It also lowers blood pressure and inhibits appetite and facilitates fat splitting and withdrawal from the body. 5. AMERICAN GINSENG (PANAX QUINQUEFOLIUM) American Ginseng is native to North America and its chemical chemical composition is similar to ginseng, which grows in Asia. Until recently, American (pyatilistny) ginseng is not found in the homeland wide application and is used primarily as a weakly stimulant.
However, at the very beginning of the development of European colonists of America were added to his tea to increase appetite and improve digestion, especially in the elderly and sickly children. Today in the U.S. and Canada pyatilistny ginseng is becoming increasingly popular treatment, especially prophylactic. In 1992, American Society zhenshenevodov published a book called 'American ginseng in America', in which numerous examples of ginseng pyatilistnogo for medicinal purposes. Thus, the consequence of taking his medication (powder of the root, fresh root, etc.) is to reduce cholesterol levels, the disappearance of addiction Alcohol, women, it assists in the menopause, probably by increasing the level of estrogen (female hormone), dry root improves sleep, and the crude, by contrast, has a stimulating effect, it is used for colds, warts, tonsillitis, arthritis and other diseases.