If you’re a fan of spicy food, then you will be pleased to hear of the amazing health benefits of the chili pepper, which is known to help cure a whole range of ailments, and has been used for centuries in cooking, and medicine.

 
The chili pepper, (cayenne pepper or Capsicum annuum) is full of essential vitamins and minerals such as vitamins C, B, 6 and E, and manganese and potassium. It is also full of antioxidants which help nourish all the cells in your body. More recently, studies have been done to test the potency of it;s ability to cure ailments.

It has been proven very effective on cancer cells.
The active ingredient, capsaicin actually forces pancreatic cancer cells to destroy themselves, in a process is called apoptosis. Dr. Danjay Srivastava completed this study on the effects of cayenne on pancreatic cancer. The study is backed up by a seperate study by Dr. Soren Lehmann from the Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre UCLA School of Medicine.

Dr. Lehmann successfully treated prostate cancer in mice with capsaicin. He eradicated 80% of the cancer cells in the mice he tested. The results are published in ‘Hot Pepper Kills Prostate Cancer Cells in Study’ The pepper also works wonders on the heart. It is so effective it has been proven that cayenne pepper can literally stop patients from dying who are about to have a heart attack. Dr. John Christopher claims due to this method he has never lost a patient to heart attack in his career.
“Whenever I go in (if they are still breathing) I pour down them a cup of cayenne tea (a teaspoon of cayenne in a cup of hot water) and withing minutes they are up and around.

The stimulating nature of cayenne opens up the capillaries and blood vessels, improving blood flow and reversing the effects of a blockage.
It it also helpful for relieving the symptoms of cold and flu. The invigorating spice helps clear the air ways, breaks up mucus and helps boost the immune system due to its high level of antioxidants. Cayenne is great for digestive health, as it stimulates the production of enzymes in our saliva, helping the digestive system work much more efficiently. Due to it’s strong anti-inflammatory properties, it is also helpful for dealing with allergies, and contains a powerful substance known as ‘substance P’ which is known to alleviate pain.

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If you’re a fan of spicy food, then you will be pleased to hear of the amazing health benefits of the chili pepper, which is known to help cure a whole range of ailments, and has been used for centuries in cooking, and medicine.   The chili pepper, (cayenne pepper or...
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