red chili benefits
The spicy flavor of chili might not be liked by many people. But apparently chili has exceptional properties that you may not know. Chillies contain lots of vitamin A, vitamin C and antioxidants to counteract free radicals good, especially for green chili. And chili also contains anti-cancer agent know.
The chili also contains capsaicin (found in the white part of the stalk or chili (can be seen clearly by splitting two chilli).
The capsaicin that makes chili was spicy and hot, but make no mistake, this also substance (besides other ingredients in the chili) that provide a variety of benefits for our body.
Chili for health benefits
The various health benefits of chili made include:
- Healing the pain of wounds bleed
Sometimes, if for example a knife cut hand and was given a red medicine, could still feel the pain of the wound. And it turns red pepper can relieve pain or tenderness from such injuries. The trick dried red chillies and finely ground. Red pepper and finely sprinkled on a wound. The chili will not add to the pain of your injury due to capsaicin in chili able to relieve pain and can stop bleeding quickly there.
- Lowering fever
To reduce fever just use the (handful) chili leaves (not cabenya you know) are finely ground, add 1 tablespoon oil and mix well. Stick the mixture in the fontanel or the whole body, and do not forget to patients in order to sweat blanket that makes the body temperature down quickly become hot.
- Relieves flu / colds, cough with phlegm
The content of capsaicin in chilli peppers that can help thin mucus so clogged mucus in the nasal cavity could get out.
- To prevent stroke, blockage, blood vessels, impotence and coronary heart disease.
Chillies can reduce the risk of stroke, blood vessel blockage, impotence, and coronary heart disease. Because, by consuming capsaicin blood regularly and will continue to dilute the crust of fat in the blood vessels will not be formed. Thus, the blood will flow smoothly. So, chilli also efficacious to reduce blood clotting (thrombosis).
- Relieve headaches and joint pain
spicy flavor that can block the activity of capsaicin caused when the brain receives the pain sinyak of the central nervous system. These signals travel delays will reduce the pain that we suffer. In addition chili also efficacious to relieve migraine.
- Increased appetite
Because capsaicin can stimulate the production of the hormone endorphin, a hormone that is able to evoke a sense of pleasure and happiness. Thus, appetite increased.
- Source of natural antioxidants
- Reduce cholesterol levels
- Helps reduce the risk of cancer.
A British study says the content of capsaicin that causes spicy taste can kill cancer cells without damaging normal cells when consumed regularly.
- Helps burn fat / calories
By eating the chili, about 25% of calories we could burn.
- Helps to inhibit the growth of fungus on the skin
The growth of the fungus Candida albicans, a fungus that grows on the surface of the skin can be inhibited by using chili fruit extract.
- Coping with infertility problems
Chili contains antioxidants and beta-carotene that is believed to overcome infertility problems.
- Slowing the aging
Green chili contains higher levels of antioxidants which these substances have to slow aging benefits.