What is useful pepper?

Anna Mikhailova
Anna Mikhailova
October 20, 2014
What is useful pepper?

Pepper is a vegetable used in the preparation of salads and various dishes. It is eaten, as a rule, because of its taste, and only a few include it in their diet because of its usefulness. Meanwhile, regular consumption of pepper allows you to avoid the occurrence of numerous diseases.

Why is Bulgarian pepper useful?

Sweet red and green Bulgarian pepper contains a huge amount of vitamins (P, C, A, B1, B3, B9, B6, and so on), mineral salts (calcium, sodium, phosphorus, magnesium, fluorine, zinc, iodine and others), fiber. , proteins and alkaloids. Moreover, its caloric content is at a minimum level and is only 28 Kcal. Due to this chemical composition, Bulgarian pepper has the following beneficial properties:

  • improves eyesight;
  • accelerates hair growth;
  • prevents the development of atherosclerosis;
  • improves skin condition;
  • normalizes blood circulation in the brain;
  • favorably affects the state of the mucous membranes;
  • speeds up recovery from flu, sore throat and other colds;
  • strengthens the immune system;
  • activates the work of the stomach and pancreas;
  • lowers blood pressure;
  • prevents the formation of blood clots (promotes blood thinning);
  • restores strength;
  • normalizes metabolism, which allows you to normalize weight;
  • improves appetite;
  • normalizes blood pressure;
  • effective in anemia and vitamin deficiency;
  • strengthens the nails;
  • It has a beneficial effect on the functioning of the nervous system.

Bulgarian pepper has other beneficial effects. About them you can learn from our article Useful properties of pepper.

Chili pepper benefits

Chili is a popular spice in Latin America. However, healers of the East and healers of the West began to actively use it for the treatment and recovery of the body. Chilli contains many vitamins (C, A, E, B6, B2, E and others), a significant amount of potassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and iron. In addition, the chillies include alkaloid, capsanthin and capsorubin. Together, all these vitamins, mineral salts and additional substances make pepper very useful.Chili has the following properties:

  • normalizes brain activity;
  • eliminates pain;
  • effective for colds and flu;
  • increases the secretion of gastric juice;
  • normalizes the digestive tract;
  • eliminates worms;
  • effective in atherosclerosis;
  • lowers cholesterol;
  • prevents the occurrence of cardiovascular diseases;
  • helps to cope with insomnia;
  • effective in treating complications caused by diabetes mellitus;
  • reduces the risk of cancer;
  • helps to cure bleeding gums;
  • strengthens teeth;
  • promotes the growth of nails and hair;
  • prevents the development of atherosclerosis;
  • promotes the production of endorphins.