Health Benefits of Chillies

Spiciness can benefit your heart health.

It has been proved that chillies reduce LDL effects (“bad” cholesterol) which could cause heart diseases. Studies also show that in cultures in which a lot of spicy food is eaten, heart attacks rate and strokes are lower.

Help with blood circulation.

Frequent chillies consumers have a lower rate of thromboembolism; chilli has shown to increase the body´s ability to dissolve fibrin, a substance integral to the formation of blood clots, increase circulation and low blood pressure.

Stimulate metabolism and help to lose weight.

Capsaicin, the chemical that makes chillies hot shows having an effect on energy expenditure, body temperature that speeds up the metabolism and appetite is reduced.

Spicy food a mood enhancer.

Endorphins are released and serotonin levels increase. The spicier, the better.

Effective against skin diseases.

Chilli is a good remedy for skin illnesses such as psoriasis, herpes, and other skin problems. It can be directly applied on the skin or creams can be found in drugstores.

It promotes healing.

For its high content of vitamin C , prevents respiratory diseases, promotes healing and utilization of iron.

Aids in the scarring of injures.

Chilli is the main source of many arthritis and rheumatism medical treatments.

Cholesterol fighter.

Capsaicin and capsaicinoids (and other substances) help to reduce cholesterol levels and block a gen´s function which is associated with old age.