Understanding Sonoran Bloom Nopalea

A Guide to Understanding Nopalea and Sonoran Bloom

  1. Where does the name Nopalea come from?

The name comes from the Nopal cactus plant that grows in the Sonoran Desert and is renowned for the healing, antioxidant properties it possesses. The essential ingredient in Nopalea is the fruit of the Nopal cactus.

  1. What is Nopalea?

Nopalea is a tasty wellness drink in a concentrated form containing the Nopal cactus, the natural sweetness of Agave nectar and a number of other beneficial nutrients. We harvest these ingredients in the Sonoran Desert using traditional methods and bottle the products using the most modern hygiene techniques to retain all the health benefits of the ingredients.

  1. What makes Nopalea so special?

Nopalea contains betalains, a rare and powerful class of antioxidants that are found in only a few plants and are very concentrated in the Nopal cactus.

  1. What fruit is in Nopalea?

The fruit of the Nopal cactus is the essential ingredient in Noplea. It is combined with the naturally sweet nectar of the Agave to make this product deliciously enjoyable to drink.

  1. What makes Nopalea different from other concentrated superfruit drinks or products?

Nopalea is not the only wellness drink on the market, but it is the only one that contains the superfruit known as the Opuntia Ficus Indica or Nopal cactus and the betalain antioxidant found in the Nopal fruit is highly concentrated and highly effective in helping the body to eliminate toxins and boost the natural anti-immune defenses. This protects against inflammation, a real life-threatening modern day symptom.

  1. What is a betalain?

Betalains are a class of antioxidants that are found in significant quantities in the fruit of the Nopal cactus. They are scientifically proven to slow down the aging process and defend the body from the onslaught of free radicals. They assist the body in the detoxification process and protect from inflammation, while working on a cellular level to boost energy and promote vitality.

  1. What are other sources of betalains?

Betalains are found in other natural forms in 24 different types. Beets are rich in certain betalains as is Rainbow Swiss Chard. However, at the moment of ripeness, the fruit of the Nopal cactus is the only plant in which all 24 types of Betalain can been found at one time.

  1. Why does Nopalea work so well?

The quality of the ingredients that we use to create Nopalea is the guarantee of the drink’s effectiveness. We carefully harvest the Nopal cactus fruit in the Sonoran Desert using sustainable methods, juice the fruit to a puree form and blend it with the other ingredients at a state of the art bottling facility. The freshness of the ingredients means that their potency remains intact.

  1. What scientific research can back up Nopalea?

We have counted almost 300 scientific papers that have been published and that attest to the attributes and the benefits of the Nopal cactus. These papers can be found in top-level, professional and peer reviewed journals. The National Institutes of Health database supports these findings, including improvement in cellular health, detoxification and a reduction in inflammation.

  1. Are there any artificial flavors or sweeteners in Nopalea?


  1. Are there any preservatives in Nopalea?


  1. How can TriVita guarantee the quality of this product?

TriVita stands by a core of 10 Foundational Values. These values ensure Nopalea’s quality alongside independent quality control from within the industry of nutritional supplements. Our processes meet, and often exceed, the standards of the FDA.

  1. Is Nopalea Rich in carbs and calories?

There is no added sugar in Nopalea. The fruit of the Nopal cactus is naturally sweet and is low in carbohydrates and calories alike. A 1 oz serving of Nopalea contains just 5 calories and less than 1 gram of carbohydrates.

  1. What is the recommended serving of Nopalea?

At TriVita, we recommended taking between 1 and 3 ounces of Nopalea per day, but you can increase this dose if your body requires you to.

  1. Do I need other supplements if I take Nopalea?

Nopalea serves a number of purposes, like reducing inflammation and toxins, promoting energy and vitality. You should, however, continue to supplement your diet with other nutrients on a daily basis.

  1. Can everyone drink Nopalea?

Nopalea is both safe and natural and anyone can drink it. It is harvested using traditional methods and bottled in a sterilized environment, ensuring quality, freshness and the preservation of its antioxidant properties.

  1. Can I take Nopalea with medication?

We would always recommend consulting your medical practitioner if you are taking regular medication for a particular condition. However, we do not know of any contraindications with taking Nopalea at the same time as medications.

  1. How should I store Nopalea after opening?

Keep Nopalea in the refrigerator after opening and do not use the product if the cap is missing or the seal has been broken. The product can be stored for 30 days after opening.