Capsaicin (0.1 – 1.5 %)
Steroidal saponins (capsicidins – in seed only)
Stimulant Relieves muscle spasms
Tonic Increases sweating
Carminative Increases blood flow to the skin
- The herb’s heating qualities make it a valuable remedy for poor circulation.
- Red Chilli (سرخ مرچ) is taken to relieve gas and colic and to stimulate the secretion of digestive
- A pinch of Red chilli is excellent when used in gargles for sore throats.
- it is also helpful in relieving acute diarrhea.
Extensive clinical research shows that capsaicin, the compound in red chilli (سرخ مرچ) mostly responsible for its hot, pungent taste has strong, local analgesic activity in certain types of nerve pain. Applied to the skin and capsaicin desensitizes nerve endings and acts as a counter-irritant. It is now standardly prescribed for relief of neuralgic pain. it may also provide effective pain relief in conditions such as arthritis and headache.
KEY PREPARATIONS &THEIR USES