According to the “Compendium of Compendium of Materia Medica”, cactus is mild and cold, qi and activating blood, eliminating heat and detoxification, reducing swelling and relieving pain, spleen and diarrhea, soothe the diuretic, and can be used internally or externally to treat various diseases.
In addition, “Materia Medica”, “Materia Medica”, “Lu Chuan Materia Medica”, “Lingnan Drug Collection”, “Southern Fujian Folk Herbs” and so on have alternatives.
Antibacterial and anti-inflammatory cactus extracts have inhibitory effects against Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Bacillus subtilis, and Bacillus cereus.
The cactus extract inhibits the replication of DNA and RNA viruses, and the recombinant extracellular virus is inactivated.
In addition, cactus also has a hormone-like anti-inflammatory effect.
Patented, extracting aromatic amines and sugars from cactus can be used to treat inflammation, pain, itchy skin and hyperthermia.
Commonly used cactus for the treatment of mastitis, mumps, both better efficacy.
Hypoglycemic effect As early as 1925, it was discovered that cactus extract can lower blood sugar concentration.
Domestic clinical pharmacology studies have shown that cactus extract has obvious hypoglycemic effect and can effectively improve glucose metabolism in patients with type 2 diabetes.
In Mexico, tablets and pills for the treatment of diabetes have been developed and produced.
The immune effect cactus crude polysaccharide has the function of enhancing immunity and can improve the body’s resistance to non-replacement stimuli.
Experiments show that the cactus water extract is used to control the phagocytic function of the peritoneal macrophages of mice.
Anti-gastric ulcer cactus extract has obvious protective and therapeutic effects on stress type, indomethacin type, and gastric pyloric gastric ulcer, and can increase gastric mucosal blood flow.
Improve the effect of cactus trisphosphate saponin has obvious analgesic effect, better than the effect of cranial pain.
Antioxidant Peroxidation The deposition of oxide peroxides in the human body can damage the liver, kidneys and blood vessels, causing a variety of diseases, while cactus extracts can inhibit the formation of peroxides.