The healing effects of Chilli

 
 
 
 

The healing effects of Chilli

Chilli peppers are a common and often favourite part of our menu. Not many people know the full extent of benefits on the human body and our health. Capsaicin, the chemical found inside the peppers is not just a source of spice, but it has some health benefits:

Chilli peppers are a common and often favourite part of our menu. Not many people know the full extent of benefits on the human body and our health. Capsaicin, the chemical found inside the peppers is not just a source of spice, but it has some health benefits:

1.    helps prevent growths, destroys cancer cells and protects against further cancer growths, for example prostate cancer. It can therefore be used as prostate cancer prevention.
2.    good food for losing weight as it suppresses the appetite and increases metabolism
3.    helps against constipation, as it stimulates the mucous membrane
4.    one spoonful of chilli has only four calories, while having a third of your recommended daily vitamin C and a tenth of your vitamin A dosage
5.    lowers blood sugar levels for diabetics
6.    prevents creation of arterial fat deposits and lowers risk of internal blood clots
7.    helps with treatment of thrombosis and varicose veins
8.    increases blood circulation
9.    lowers risk of stomach ulcers
10.    prevents heart disease
11.    dilutes the blood
12.    helps with migraines and other headaches
13.    clears nasal cavities of phlegm
14.    due to antibacterial functions it may prevent nasal inflammation
15.    causes increased secretion of stomach acids and therefore helps digestion of fat or heavy foods
16.    in high enough quantities it affects the gastric glands and improves their function, while stimulating the fluid exchange in the intestine
17.    stimulates the circulation of blood
18.    eases rheumatism and may help with pain
19.    increases blood pressure
20.    increases volume of lips
21.    stimulates the release of endorphins
22.    is an effective aphrodisiac

source: chillichilli.sk

 
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