Thanks to a rich and surprisingly rich composition red chilli pepper has been successfully used in folk medicine for centuries, and the official medicine also uses it in their practice - we all know the pepper and pepper tincture patch.
This pepper contains a lot of carbohydrates, proteins, and even have a little bit of fat - among them, and fatty acids; alimentary fiber; vitamins - beta-carotene, A, B, E, G, K, PP; minerals - potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, calcium, sodium, iron, copper, zinc, manganese, selenium. Calories in pepper is, though small - about 40 kcal per 100 grams.
Not all well known fact that vitamin C in the hot pepper is much more than other vegetables and fruits, is considered his main sources: for example, 100 grams of Bulgarian red pepper him about 93 mg, while in hot peppers - nearly 144 mg.
Properties of red hot pepper
On the history and properties of pepper can talk a long time, but we will try to tell you about its use for medicinal purposes.
These patches pepper great help in the treatment of colds, pain in joints and muscles, arthritis, rheumatism, bruises; red pepper tincture used in these and many other diseases as grinding - for example, the flu is to avoid dangerous complications.
When used hot peppers in food and as a remedy body produces more endorphins, neutralize the effects of stress and reduces pain of various nature; pepper improves liver and digestion as a whole; reduces the level of "harmful" cholesterol in the blood, cleanses and strengthens the blood vessels; stimulates circulation, including cerebral - is recommended to use it inside for this purpose; relieves sick with the flu, sore throat, cough, asthma; prevents the development of cardiovascular disease and atherosclerosis; improves vision and bone health.
A very important feature of fiery red pepper - the ability to slow the development of cancer: This is most clearly manifested in the treatment of ovarian cancer and prostate cancer.
Perhaps, many have heard of capsaicin - the natural antibiotic in large numbers contained in red pepper - is a substance that imparts pepper pungency and poignancy, destroys cancer cells and malignant tumors significantly reduced.
This, however, is not about treating cancer pepper, and its use as a preventive agent and a subsidiary, with its use should be supervised by a doctor - hot pepper works only if a sufficient amount of 1 kg of weight. Overdosing can lead to the fact that cancer cells, in contrast, are activated, so that better accustomed to use hot pepper regularly and slowly adding it to a variety of foods - this will ensure the prevention of the disease.
This usage is gradually lead to the fact that the body will be very little pathogenic bacteria and viruses - they will bypass your side.
The antimicrobial properties of pepper contribute to the destruction of living in our gut pathogens - is no secret that today it often takes the space where to live beneficial bacteria that make up the body's immune defenses.
In some countries, the juice of fresh fiery red pepper is used at elevated pressure and strokes: it removes the one and the other, but we must begin with literally a few drops - you may want to seek the advice of professionals, homeopathy. By the way, the official medicine does not deny that the use of red pepper lowers blood pressure.
Because of capsaicin pungent red pepper is also considered an excellent tool to maintain a healthy weight: it stimulates the metabolism and blood circulation, helping the body remove toxins and break down fats.
Treatment of red hot pepper
In cosmetology pepper is also used: it is added to cosmetic oils, lotions and creams - such funds rejuvenate and strengthen the skin, increasing blood circulation. Toothpastes with pepper useful in weak and bleeding gums.
At strong colds and acute conditions take freshly ground hot pepper, mixing with honey 1: 1, 1 tsp 3-4 times a day, drinking water - such a mixture has a diaphoretic, antipyretic and expectorant action.
Take a strong and pepper tincture:
pods are crushed and pour a 90% strong drink 1:10 insist week and filter. Take 10-15 drops of water (50 ml) for 15 minutes before a meal. If instead a strong vodka is taken, then the pepper poured into a 1: 7 and insist about 3 weeks. The same infusion is used externally - for example, when a cold: moisten with several layers of cheesecloth pepper tincture, wrap your feet, wear thick wool socks and go to bed. For greater effect over the gauze can be further wrap the foot with cling film.
As rubbing with colds and pain in the joints used oil-kerosene tincture: crushed pepper grinder (10 pods), pour a mixture of vegetable oil and kerosene (1 cup) and put on 10 days in a warm place. Rub the night in the chest, back, in the sore spots, and put on warm clothes.
Some pharmaceutical companies produce ointment with red hot peppers, but you can cook like ointment and homes.
- It must be mixed in an enamel pot chili hot pepper (½ tsp), 30% strong tincture of propolis, glycerin, turpentine (1 tsp), and the essential oil of cloves (2-3 drops) to heat all in a water bath, stirring, until a homogeneous mixture is then removed and used for grinding. Apply at night, osteochondrosis, sprains, bruises, sprains, neuralgia, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, inflammation of muscles and joints, respiratory diseases, etc.
To cleanse the colon can be 2-3 times a day to eat a little red pepper powder, wrapping it in a piece of crumb: it can help in the formation of blood clots, even - in many cases they resolve.
For the prevention of premature aging and rejuvenation take a mixture of red pepper (1 tsp) honey (200 g) and butter (500 g). Butter is better to take olive oil, first cold pressed; take a mixture of 1 tablespoon 4-5 times per day. After 3 months, the course can be repeated.
Red hot pepper in cooking
As for the cooking, there is a red hot pepper is used very widely, but it is often used incorrectly. It is not necessary to add pepper to the ready-made meals - this is not the seasoning and spice, so it must be administered in the food during cooking, at least for 5-10 minutes until cooked.
In acute liver and kidney diseases, gastric ulcer and 12 duodenal ulcer, gastritis and other diseases gastrointestinal red hot pepper can not be consumed.