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

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

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Herbal Nerd Society member exclusive: Christina Sanchez – Prickly Pear Cactus

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.

Herbs We Mentioned

  • Pinon Pine
  • Nopal

Christina Sanchez

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.

You can find Christina at:

Website: www.everyleafspeaks.com

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/everyleafspeaks/

Facebook – https://m.facebook.com/everyleafspeaksELS/

Twitter – @speaksleaf

Patrick Hunter

Patrick has been practicing herbalism and homesteading at home for over a decade. His favorite homesteading activities include woodworking, jamming, and roasting and brewing fine coffees. He also loves taekwondo and gaming with his son. He owns and operates Hunter Creation, provider of many graphic design services, including website design, web hosting, and graphic design.

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