Spanish Spicy Peppers
Hot pepper belongs to the same family than tomatoes, aubergines and potatoes, the so-called family solanaceae. Hot varieties include a characteristic component, alkaloid 8- methyl-n-vanillyl-6-nonenamide which is nothing but the exact chemical name of capsaicin, responsible for the intense burning sensation left in the mouth.
The power of capsaicin is its effectiveness as a natural antibiotic, is also used as an analgesic being highly recommended in postoperative treatments. Its intense spicy flavour can suggest it’s a bad food for people with stomach problems not indicated in people with stomach ulcers or gastrointestinal disorders. Currently it is argued that in moderate amount helps digestion activating gallbladder and stimulating the stomach mucus.
Another advantage? The feeling of comfort is caused endorphins in the brain and spicy induces the production of endorphins, of course, always in suitable doses. Among its many medicinal benefits, we can highlight an improvement in male fertility, activates blood circulation and stimulates the genitourinary tract. Skin problems also have a strong ally in hot peppers, used as an ingredient in balms for irritated skin, psoriasis problems and even herpes.