Medicinal properties of bhut jolokia you probably didn’t know about

  • Did you know that the world’s hottest pepper, Bhut Jolokia, is traditionally used to cure many human ailments? It helps in treating heart related diseases, skin related diseases, lowers blood sugar level and helps in many other diseases. Here are some health benefits of ghost pepper that you probably didn’t know about.

Published on Jul 02, 2022 02:59 PM IST

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Bhut Jolokia, also known as Ghost Pepper or King Chilli around the world, is the hottest chilli in the world with 10 Lakh SHU (Scoville Heat Unit) but did you know that it has medicinal properties?  This famous spice has several health benefits that many are unaware of.  In India, it is found in the northeastern states of Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Sikkim.  Different places have different names.  Your spice tolerance must be really high to consume regularly. (Unsplash)

Published on Jul 02, 2022 02:59 PM IST

Bhut Jolokia, also known as Ghost Pepper or King Chilli around the world, is the hottest chilli in the world with 10 Lakh SHU (Scoville Heat Unit) but did you know that it has medicinal properties? This famous spice has several health benefits that many are unaware of. In India, it is found in the northeastern states of Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Sikkim. Different places have different names. Your spice tolerance must be really high to consume regularly. (Unsplash)

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Promotes heart health: Capsaicin lowers cholesterol levels and has the ability to dissolve blood clots, improving heart health. (Unsplash)

Published on Jul 02, 2022 02:59 PM IST

Promotes heart health: Capsaicin lowers cholesterol levels and has the ability to dissolve blood clots, improving heart health. (Unsplash)

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Gastrointestinal Benefit: Regular consumption of small amounts can do wonders for your stomach.  Capsaicin causes the body to secrete saliva and gastric juices, which protect the mucous membrane from mechanical and chemical damage. (Unsplash)

Published on Jul 02, 2022 02:59 PM IST

Gastrointestinal Benefit: Regular consumption of small amounts can do wonders for your stomach. Capsaicin causes the body to secrete saliva and gastric juices, which protect the mucous membrane from mechanical and chemical damage. (Unsplash)

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Arthritis Treatment: Studies suggest that Bhut Jolokia has anti-arthritic activity.  Traditionally, in the northeastern states of Assam, bhut jolokia, a paste is made from garlic, ginger, betel nut, sesame seeds and salt.  This paste is further heated and applied directly on the joints.(Unsplash)

Published on Jul 02, 2022 02:59 PM IST

Arthritis Treatment: Studies suggest that Bhut Jolokia has anti-arthritic activity. Traditionally, in the northeastern states of Assam, bhut jolokia, a paste is made from garlic, ginger, betel nut, sesame seeds and salt. This paste is further heated and applied directly on the joints.(Unsplash)

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Natural pain reliever: Capsaicin in boot jolokia produces endorphins in our brain and relieves pain.  It acts as a pain reliever for minor muscle aches, back pain, sprains and strains. (Unsplash)

Published on Jul 02, 2022 02:59 PM IST

Natural pain reliever: Capsaicin in boot jolokia produces endorphins in our brain and relieves pain. It acts as a pain reliever for minor muscle aches, back pain, sprains and strains. (Unsplash)

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