Siling Labuyo Benefits, Hot Pepper

For those who have the guts to eat lots of siling labuyo, like Bicolanos. Cheers! Its good for you cause its a good source of vitamins and minerals.

No matter how many times I try, I can’t even chew a single hot pepper.

Here are the list of nutrients that can be found in hot pepper.  Nutrient value per 100g sili.

Nutrient                  Amount
Water                             86.0 g
Protein                          1.9 g
Fat                                  1.9 g
Carbohydrates          9.2 g
Iron                               1.2 mg
Calcium                        14.4 mg
Vitamin A                    700-21600 IU
Vitamin C                     242.0 mg
Energy Value 257.0 kJ

Medicinal properties of hot pepper includes:

  • Ingestion is believed to be wholesome for persons of phlegmatic temperament, being considered stimulating. Fresh chilli is an excellent promoter of ligaments.
  • It is a powerful rubefacient, a medicine for external application that produces redness of the skin. It relieves pain by counterirritant effect.
  • An effective gargle when mixed with vinegar.
  • A warm fomentation of both leaves and fruit is applied for rheumatic pains.
  • Leaves can be used as a dressing for wounds and sores.
  • A strong infusion of the fruit is applied as a lotion for ringworm of the scalp.
  • Cures stomach pain, gout, dyspepsia, and cholera.

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4 thoughts on “Siling Labuyo Benefits, Hot Pepper

      • The first thing I had in mind is East-West Seeds. But, considering it is a wild specie, there’s a high chance they don’t have it. Would you mind telling me where is your place. Maybe I can try finding some for you!

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