You might ask yourself the question. Are scotch bonnet peppers healthy? Oh, yes. It definitely is. Pepper experts expressed that these peppers are good for you. Scotch bonnet pepper is a key ingredient used for several dishes across the Caribbean and it is also used in North and South America and even Africa. While it does tantalize the taste buds of many lovers of spicy food, research has found that scotch bonnet pepper is great for one’s health.
Helps to Prevent Cancer
It has been found that capsaicin can act as a cancer preventive agent and shows wide applications against various types of cancer.
The chemical compound capsaicin also has pain-relieving properties. The types of pain it can help to prevent include arthritis pain, headaches, rheumatoid pain, inflammatory heat, osteoarthritis pain, painful diabetic neuropathy, and inflammatory heat.
Lessens the likelihood of heart disease
For many years, scotch bonnet pepper has been used to help prevent heart disease. Capsaicin reduces inflammation and pain while increasing HDL (high-density lipoprotein) cholesterol which is considered “good cholesterol”. The HDL absorbs the cholesterol and transports it to the liver which helps prevent stroke and heart disease.
This pepper consists of antioxidants and carotenoids which help your body digest food better. Also, studies have shown that capsaicin helps to release bile and stomach acid.
Helps in Losing Weight
While it’s important to exercise and eat healthily, you can get an added advantage by eating scotch bonnet pepper. It helps with burning fat and reducing someone’s appetite.
Treatment of Asthma
Scotch bonnet pepper assists in treating asthma. It can be used in the preparation of soups that can clear sinusitis and relieve chest congestion.
Improve your Immune System
Scotch bonnet peppers contain vitamin A and C, enhancing the immune system to fight infections. It is an excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C (ascorbic acid), iron, vitamin B, carotenoids, niacin, riboflavin, dietary fibre, flavonoids, and magnesium platelets.
Scotch bonnet pepper not only adds flavour to your taste buds but is great for your health as well. It has cancer preventive properties, helps to treat pain and decreases your chance of developing heart disease. Also, this type of pepper improves your digestion, helps to lose weight, treats asthma and improves your immune system.
Hopefully, these incredible health benefits are more than enough to convince you to try our scotch bonnet pepper sauce "BARBADOS JACK" and get "SAUCED UP".
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