Chili pepper Contains pro vitamin A, B vitamins, vitamin C, E, folio acid, potassium, magnesium and iron. It has laxative effects and facilitates breathing in patients with colds, promotes perspiration.
Chili pepper reduces blood pressure and cholesterol levels. This spice should be used in very small quantities, because it has strong burning effects. It also stimulates endorphins (happiness hormone) proliferation, what reduces pain and gives feeling of happiness.
Chili peppers used raw or heat-treated. Fresh chili should be washed under cold running water, thus protect the eyes, nose and throat from the effects of hot pepper. Chili added to meat, fish, rice and vegetable dishes, as well as in cheese, cottage cheese and salad, gives them the unique spicy flavor.
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