There are over 200 species of pepper in the world. Peppers differ on their levels of spiciness. Pepper contains a nutrient that is beneficial for the heart, blood pressure and the respiratory system. Pepper is also the source of plenty of vitamins such as; vitamin C, vitamin K and vitamin A. Here are some of the benefits of pepper.
1.It activates the brain. The burning sensation following consumption of pepper activates hormones and removes feelings of tiredness. The main nutrient in pepper facilitates the release of endorphin hormones.
2.For healthy skin and hair. The high content of vitamin C rebuilds cells and has anti aging properties. It also prevents acne, rashes and dandruff by decreasing body sensitivity.
3.Treats cold and sinuses. Pepper plays a large role in mucus membrane activation and circulation in the nose area aiding fast recovery from cold and sinuses.
4.It raises immunity. Pepper has anti bacterial properties and removes “free radicals” in the body.
5.For healthy eyes. Consumption of pepper gradually prevents sight problems that arise with age.
6.It heals wounds quickly. Pepper promotes lacogen production in the skin which in turn promotes fast recovery from wounds.
7.For healthy heart. Pepper removes cholesterol in the body and in the blood vessels relieving the heart from pressure.
8.For healthy and strong bones and teeth.