Bird's Eye Chili Powder - Organic

You have heard the expression "An apple a day keeps the doctor away"? Well, how about a hot pepper a day? Spice up your life with this amazing superfood.  

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Birds Eye Chili Peppers presumably got their name because of their small round shape and because they have been spread by birds, which are not affected by the heat of the peppers. They are generally red at maturity but may also be yellow, purple or black. They are very popular in cuisine and with heat almost similar to a habanero, they add quite a punch to many types of dishes including pastas, soups, sauces, dips, and more. Two hundred scientific tests on chillies are currently underway; looking at the effects of eating them and the active ingredient capsaicin as a seperate treatment; often in the form of a cream. 100,000 HU- If you like it hot & spicy then you gotta try our Bird's Eye Chili Powder.

In humans and other mammals, when capsaicin comes into contact with mucous membranes, the body responds by releasing endorphins. Endorphins have several possible effects including supporting a healthy immune system response, supporting a healthy appetite and a feeling of euphoria may possibly occur. The higher the level endorphins, the feeling of discomfort is reduced as are the possible negative effects of stress.

Studies also show that eating chili regularly may support a healthy heart by supporting healthy lipid and blood pressure levels within proper range, and possibly allowing more blood to reach the heart.

The alkaloids from the capsaicin my possibly support the action of stomach and intestine supporting the whole digestion process. It also may support the healing process of stomach ulcers. And like curcumin, the phenolic compound that gives turmeric its yellow color , the capsaicin in chili may also have the ability to support a healthy inflammation response.

Chile's also contain Calcium, Phosphorus, Iron, Sodium, Magnesium, Thiamine (Vitamin B1), Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) and Niacin.

Recent studies prove that consuming just a little chilli pepper each day may support healthy sleep habits. And adding a little chili powder to your evening meal may also help you feel more awake the next day.

As the weather gets colder more and more of us will come down with winter conditions. But did you know that food such as chillies may support a healthy immune response and protect us from common winter conditions? So spice up your life and help beat the cold with our raw organic Bird's Eye Chili Pepper Powder.

The Chiltepin pepper in North America is also known as Bird's Eye Chili Pepper, but it is a different pepper altogether.

Some possible traditional uses of Raw Organic Bird's Eye Chili Pepper Powder may include:

  • 100,000 H.U. (heat units) - extremely hot!
  • May support a healthy inflammation response
  • Relieving toothaches
  • May possibly thin the blood thereby increasing blood flow throughout the body
  • Reducing flatulence
  • May support a healthy metabolic response
  • May support healthy digestion
  • Supporting a healthy immune response
  • May support blood pressure within a healthy range
  • May support healthy endorphin levels which causes a feeling of euphoria
  • An effective decongestant
  • May supports healthy blood flow to brain thereby reducing migraines & cluster headaches
  • May support healthy sleep patterns 
  • Being used as an insect repellant when mixed with water
  • Acting as an expectorant for asthmatic conditions by way of its mucus thinning properties
  • A source of vitamin D, A, C, carotene, potassium, & folate (also known as vitamin B9 & natural folic acid)

Constituents of Bird’s Eye Chili Pepper include:

  • Minerals: Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium, Zinc, Copper, Manganese, Selenium
  • Vitamins: Vitamin C, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin B-6, Folate, Choline, Vitamin A (RAE), Vitamin A (IU), Beta Carotene, Alpha Carotene, Beta Cryptoxanthin, Lutein & Zeaxanthin, Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol), Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
  • Amino Acids: Tryptophan, Threonine, Isoleucine, Leucine, Lysine, Methionine, Cystine, Phenylalanine, Tyrosine, Valine, Arginine, Histidine, Alanine, Aspartic Acid, Glutamic Acid, Glycine, Proline, Serine
  • Capsaicin


Our Organic Raw Bird's Eye Chili Pepper Powder is rated very hot at 100,000 H.U. Use with Caution!

This product is 100% natural and minimally processed. Taste, smell, texture, and color may vary from batch to batch.

Suggested Use: Add a few dashes or more to any dish or recipe.

Botanical Name: Capsicum frutescens.

Other Names: Thai chili, Thai pepper, African Bird Pepper, African red pepper, African Red Devil, Zanzibar Chili, Chile.

Parts Used: Whole Chili, no stem.

Ingredients: Organic Bird's Eye Chili Pepper.

Origin: Grown and dried in India. Packaged with care in Florida, USA.

Certifications: USDA Certified Organic

Z Natural Foods strives to offer the highest quality organically grown, raw, vegan, gluten free, non-GMO products available and exclusively uses low temperature drying techniques to preserve all the vital enzymes and nutrients. Our Raw Bird's Eye Chili Pepper Powder is certified organic and passes our strict quality assurance which typically includes testing for botanical identity, heavy metals, chemicals and microbiological contaminants. ZNaturalFoods.com offers Raw Organic Bird's Eye Chili Pepper Powder packaged in airtight stand-up, resealable foil pouches for optimum freshness. Once opened, just push the air out of the pouch before resealing it in order to preserve maximum potency. Keep your Organic Raw Bird's Eye Chili Pepper Powder in a cool, dark, dry place.

 

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