Dietary Supplement Opuntia Streptacantha 500 mg per Capsule Green Screened Discussion: Prickly Pear, also known as "nopal" or "opuntia," thrives in desert locales. The Mexican flag proudly displays the distinctive cactus image. Prickly Pear has been used to make jellies, syrups, soups and salads. The famous cactus is intended to provide nutritive support for normal, healthy blood glucose and blood lipid levels. Solaray Guarantees that no ingredients other than those listed on this label have been added to this product.