Opuntia ficus indica is a member of the plant family cactaceae with succulent flat joints, often cultivated for its edible fruit. It has a lot of medicinal properties and is widely used both in traditional and popular medicine.
It has nourishing, protective, moisturizing and softening properties. It regenerates and restores skin elasticity. It protects the skin from premature aging. The extremely high content of vitamin E provides an additional protection from the signs of aging and free radicals.