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Chillies grown around the world are used as a spice, vegetable and as a medicine. Chillies have been a part of human diet about 7000 BC. Chillies are eaten raw or cooked for it's fiery hot flavor.
The stem end of the pod has most of the glands that produce the capsaicin. The white flesh surrounding the seeds contains the highest concentration of capsaicin.
Chilly plant leaves mildly bitter in taste are cooked as greens in some parts of the world.
Green chillies have more Vitamin C per gram than Oranges.
Green chillies have more antioxidant, beta-carotene than a carrot, which support cardiovascular system. It also helps maintain the health of eyes, skin and immune system.
Green chillies releases natural opiates endorphins that reduces the pain.
Green chillies help provide relief from migraines and cluster headaches, lowers the cholesterol.
The healing quality of chillies intensifies the body's metabolic activity, helps to burn the body fat and calories, which in turn helps to reduce the weight.
Dried chillies are rich in Vitamin A whereas green chillies are rich in Vitamin C.
Green chillies are also rich in Vitamins Band E are a good source of iron and potassium.
The capsaicin in the green chillies helps dissolve blood clots and aids in digestion.
Capsaincin creams are also used as anti-inflammatory medicine to treat arthritis.
When eaten, green chillies releases endorphins that boosts the mood.
Green chillies act as decongestant, helps in lung and sinus problems.
Chillies help prevent serious problems like prostate cancer, cancer etc.
Chillies for its nutritional benefits does not have fat and cholesterol.
Go for the tiny green chilly for its mighty benefits.