terça-feira, 28 de julho de 2015
Pimenta Caiena (A Mais Medicinal de Todas as Pimentas) Cayenne pepper (The Most Medicinal of All peppers)
Have you ever heard of the cayenne pepper? You know what the most medicinal of all peppers can do for your health?
The cayenne pepper (Capsicum annuum) stimulates digestion, helps in treating poor blood circulation, is rich in vitamins A and C. In addition to being a strong stimulating metabolism, helps in the process of purification and elimination of toxins from the body.
Of all the benefits that promotes the human body, the highlight undoubtedly is the effect it produces on the heart and circulatory systems.
Benefits of Cayenne Pepper
Prevents and relieves cold and flu: The cayenne pepper helps decrease mucus from the flu and colds. With the body of mucus output, relieve symptoms of influenza.
It has antifungal properties: The results of one study indicated that cayenne pepper can effectively prevent the formation of various pathogens such as fungus Phomopsis and Collectotrichum, proving their effectiveness as an excellent antifungal.
Prevents headaches: This may be related to the ability to pepper pain stimulate a response in a different area of the body, reversing thereby the attention of the brain.
Help in the treatment of arthritis: Capsaicin (Pepper substance) has been studied as an effective treatment for disorders of the sensory nerve fibers, including the pain associated with arthritis, psoriasis and diabetic neuropathy.
It has anti-allergic property: The cayenne pepper is beneficial in fighting and relief of allergic reactions.
Aids digestion: cayenne pepper is well known to help in the digestive action. It stimulates the digestive system, increasing the flow of production of gastric juices and enzymes. This assists the body's ability to metabolize their food. It is also very useful to relieve intestinal gas. It stimulates the intestinal peristaltic movement, helping both assimilation and elimination.
It is useful against blood clots: The cayenne pepper also helps reduce atherosclerosis, encourages fibrinolytic activity and prevents the factors that lead to the formation of blood clots, which can help reduce the chances of a heart attack or stroke.
It has antibacterial properties: The cayenne pepper is an excellent preservative and has traditionally been used to prevent food contamination from bacteria.
Aids in weight loss: this is a thermogenic food, very aiding the acceleration of metabolism (which helps the body burn excessive amounts of fat). It also helps to create heat and stimulates circulation, helping in the process of purification and elimination of toxins.
Beneficial for the heart: The cayenne pepper helps keep the standard blood pressure levels. Also balances the body cholesterol LDL and triglycerides.
Beneficial in descongestionamentos: Capsaicin not only reduces pain, as their spicy also stimulates secretions that help clear mucus from the nose or congested lungs. Capsaicin resembles a compound found in many reliever medications. A cayenne pepper tea quickly stimulates the mucous membranes lining the nasal passages to drain, helping to relieve congestion.
Improved immunity: The bright red staining of cayenne pepper shows its high content of beta carotene, or pro-vitamin A. Vitamin A, Vitamin C along coma, infections and maintains prevents healthy epithelial tissue, including mucosal membranes lining the nasal airways, lungs, intestines and urinary system. It acts as the first line of defense of the body against invading pathogens.
Prevents stomach ulcers: Peppers have bad - and unfair - reputation for contributing to stomach ulcers. However, not only do not cause ulcers, but can also help prevent them by destroying bacteria that may have been ingested at the same time stimulate the cells lining the stomach to secrete juices protectors which prevent the formation of ulcers.
Prevents depressive states: Pepper intake increases the release of noradrenaline and adrenaline, responsible for our alertness, which is also associated with improved mood in depressed people.
Using Cayenne Pepper?
The cayenne pepper can be used daily to season the food in the form of capsules or as tea.
Cayenne pepper tea
The cayenne pepper tea is one of the easiest and effective ways to take advantage of all the properties described above. It is espcially useful for relieving nasal congestion.
1 level teaspoon of cayenne pepper coffee
1 piece of ginger
Preparation: Boil a cup of water and add the ingredients. Let stand for 5 minutes and strain.