I discovered this preparation by chance and I could not help but marvel, it is from this moment that it will be my daily use and I will have to plant many more nopales to always have on hand. Below I leave you all the information to prepare this liquid fertilizer.
The Nopal contains vitamins A, complex B, C, minerals such as calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium, iron and phosphorus (less) fibers in lignin, cellulose, hemicellulose, pectin, and mucilages that together with the 17 amino acids help eliminate toxins Other common names given to the Nopal are, Higuera de pala, Palera, Tuna and Chumbera,
The nopal is one of the national symbols of Mexico; it is found on its national shield. About Minerals and their functions Nopal is high in Calcium that participates in the metabolic processes of absorption of other nutrients. Strengthens the cell wall structure - Calcium is an essential part of the plant cell wall. Helps protect the plant against high temperature stress - calcium is involved in the induction of heat shock proteins.
It is also high in Potassium which helps plants develop strong stems and maintain rapid growth. It is also used to fight diseases.
Nopal Amount per 100 grams Calories 16 Total fat 0.1 g Saturated fatty acids 0 g Polyunsaturated fatty acids 0 g Monounsaturated fatty acids 0 g Cholesterol 0 mg Sodium 20 mg Potassium 195 mg Carbohydrates 3.3 g Dietary fiber 2 g Sugars 1.1 g Proteins 1.4 g Vitamin A 443 IU Vitamin C 5.3 mg Calcium 164 mg Iron 0.5 mg Vitamin D 0 IU Vitamin B6 0.1 mg Vitamin B12 0 µg Magnesium 47 mg