Monday, September 27, 2010


You always eat chili? How would you feel then? Besides the spicy taste, of course you sweat right?
Results of laboratory studies in England found, the content of capsaicin in chili peppers which creates a feeling spicy, can kill cancer cells without damaging normal cells. That is why some cancer cases in Mexico and India, where people ate spicy food, fewer than Western countries, where people tend to not like spicy food.

This reason is reinforced by Dr. Khursheed Jeejeebhoy. Internist at the University of Toronto. He advocated the consumption of spicy food on a regular basis to improve the quality of health. According to him, eating spicy foods in moderation is good for your health by reducing the risk of cancer, lower cholesterol levels in the blood, can even stabilize the insulin levels in the blood. In a dose that is not excessive, spicy foods and even beneficial to your stomach.

For rural communities chilli plants are widely used as a healer. Some of them can heal wounds and its leaves can be used as a high fever reducer. Way to take a handful of leaves cayenne pepper, then mash until smooth. Add 1 tablespoon salad oil and mix both these ingredients until blended. After that herb paste on the crown or massaged on the entire body.

Here are Other Benefits of Chilli:
  1. Chili can relieve runny nose and nasal congestion due to thin the mucus capsaicin
  2. Able to minimize the risk of stroke, blood vessel blockage, impotence, and coronary heart disease. Due to regularly consume capsaicin, the blood will remain liquid and the crust of fat in blood vessels will not be formed.
  3.  As a natural antibiotic.
  4. Chili can relieve headaches and joint pains. Spicy capsaicin and heat generated will block the pain signal transmission from the central nervous system to the brain. So the pain will decrease and even disappear.
  5. Chili may increase appetite pengkonsumsinya. 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.
  6. Content of antioxidants can be used to overcome infertility (infertility), an aphrodisiac, and slow the aging process.
  7. Cayenne fruit extract has inhibition on the growth of the fungus Candida Albicans, the fungus on the skin surface.
  8. For rheumatic disorders and frostbite (pain due to cold finger).
  9. Leaves can be milled to smeared on diseased area in order to cope with abdominal pain and ulcers.
  10. Helps burn calories by 25%.
  11. Provides calcium and phosphorous for the body.
  12. Chilli produce vitamin C (more than oranges), and provitamin A (more than carrots), which is necessary for the body.
    From the information above, it turns out very useful chili. However, it is recommended to not consume excessive chili, because not all the human stomach can withstand the heat of the chili flavor.

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