You can make the chile or pepper an addition to your grocery list and your diet. Many recipes are enhanced by it and the beautiful fact is that it is also a great home remedy. You might know the chile as pimento, mother nature provided us with over 300 varieties of chiles. Some of the most popular ones are the japapeno, piquin, guajillo, habanero; all these are very flavorful and also hot!
When you utilize chile in your recipes and eat it you will find that you can postpone illnesses such as the common cold, nasal congestion, you may reduce the possibility of some heart problems, it may prevent brain hemorrhage, and even prevent stomach ulcers. Chile is in many cases used as a natural remedy against cough, gripe, sinusitis and bronchitis. Some studies have shown that it even lowers the cholesterol level (LDL). It may be responsible for the prevention of cerebral hemorrhage, hypertension and cardiac problems.
Do not let fear keep you from chile if you have ulcers, contrary to the common believe and myth that it hurts you if you have ulcers, it fights the stomach ulcers. (It is alkaline not acid).
Just for fun have you ever looked at the ingredients in Guaifenesina, known as Robitussin? The list of ingredients include a substance that is like the one in the chile, great decongestant.
You may even want to start your own garden, plant peppers!