Let’s Talk Series: Christina Sanchez – Prickly Pear Cactus

Prickly Pear with Christina Sanchez

Prickly Pear Cactus (Nopal) is a traditional herb that is native to the Americas. Herbalist and desert eco-system defender, Christina Sanchez, talks about how to use Nopal (Opuntia ficus-indica) medicinally. She also goes into detail on how to harvest and process this thorny cacti. From burning off the spines to straining out the juice. Prickly Pear Cactus is an accessible and useful herb that offers a diversity of health options.[

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Christina Sanchez

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Christina Sanchez is an herbalist and licensed cosmetologist who lives in Joshua Tree, California. She is the founder of the herbal product company, Every Leaf Speaks and owns and operates Christina Sanchez Hair Design and is a high desert environmental activist.


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