CHILLI - MALAGUETA, MALAGA Scientific Name:
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- Malaguetta is a small, tapered, green pepper that turns red as it matures at about 5 cm in length.
- Its heat level ranges from 60,000 to 100,000 Scoville units - about the same than Tabasco peppers.
Medicinal Uses. It is said that:
- Good to use in poultry dishes.
- Excellent source of vitamins A and C.
- Contains a chemical known as capsaicin that has a tonic and antiseptic effect.
- Triggers endorphins, improves digestion, lowers triglycerides, improves circulation and improves fat oxidation.
- Decreases congestion, lowers cholesterol levels, reduces high blood pressure, prevents blood clots and heart disease.
- Protects against some kinds of cancers.
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