Red hot peppers: the therapeutic properties


Red hot pepper is added to food and used for the manufacture of medicines. Burning red pepper will make the taste of meat and vegetable dishes complete. Pepper patch will help with sciatica, neuralgia, cold. Red hot pepper refers to common spices, it can be found in almost any kitchen, every housewife.  
Red pepper gives sharpness and characteristic piquancy to food, it is added to meat and vegetable dishes are used in home-made, it is indispensable in Oriental dishes.
Consume red pepper in fresh and dried form, add to tinctures and oils. But, in addition to gastronomic qualities, bitter pepper has medicinal properties.
Despite the fact that red pepper is not a medicinal plant, its effects on the body take into account nutritionists and naturopaths. Naturopathy is a branch of medicine that doctors use to treat natural means.)

Red bitter pepper: medicinal properties

At regular ingestion of small amounts of bitter red pepper:

  • increases appetite
  • stimulates digestion
  • improves metabolism, which contributes to the normalization of weight
  • eliminates flatulence
  • increases bile production
  • has a beneficial effect on vision
  • has anti-bacterial properties
  • neutralizes the factors causing the mutation of cells (thereby prevents the development of tumors)
  • improves mood.

Red pepper in large quantities has a negative effect on the gastric mucosa, excessive and constant irritation which can cause a number of serious diseases. Also, do not abuse hot red pepper in the hot season.
Precautions should be added to food red pepper, the properties of which could harm:

  • people with different diseases of the gastrointestinal tract
  • at elevated blood pressure
  • those who are prone to insomnia
  • pregnant (may cause miscarriage).

Red hot peppers: the therapeutic properties

Bitter pepper: the benefit and harm when applied topically

As an external agent, the use of red hot pepper is proven with:

  • cellulite
  • radiculitis
  • neuralgia
  • arthritis
  • psoriasis
  • diabetic neuropathy.

Avoid external use of red pepper should:

  • people prone to allergic reactions skin
  • for those who have skin soft and overly sensitive
  • if the skin has minor scratches or sores
  • if you have problems with the veins.

Chemical composition and varieties of red pepper

Fresh pepper looks like a thin curved pod of red, green, dark olive and yellow color and, accordingly, all intermediate shades. In large numbers in pepper contains vitamin C, in his composition includes b, K, E and PP vitamins.
Bitter pepper, the beneficial properties of which are not limited to vitamins, is a source of minerals necessary for the human body: sulfur, potassium, sodium, phosphorus, iron, calcium, chlorine, silicon, selenium, copper, zinc, manganese.
It is rich in useful organic compounds – essential oils, mono-and disaccharides, nitrogenous substances, fatty acids.
Its bitter taste of pepper is obliged to a large concentration of capsaicin, which in very small quantities is present in Bulgarian red pepper. This beautiful and delicious vegetable also deserves our attention.
Useful properties of sweet pepper: helps relieve stress, reduces manifestations of depression, improves memory and immunity, strengthens the walls of blood vessels, reduces pressure and prevents blood clots.

Red hot pepper: use and application in cosmetology

Pepper oil is used in cosmetic purposes. Added to the hair mask, it strengthens the hair and makes it thicker and shinier.
Red hot pepper is good for the body: wraps with pepper oil get rid of cellulite and promote weight loss.
Red hot pepper is added to food and used for the manufacture of medicines. Burning red pepper will make the taste of meat and vegetable dishes complete. Pepper patch will help with sciatica, neuralgia, cold.

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