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Capsicum Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
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Hindi Name
Shimla Mirch

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Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Capsicum

Capsicum may cause High Blood Pressure if taken in high dosage. Please consult a doctor for the Doses.
It may cause Stomach Ache .
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Capsicum is a plant.
It is an evergreen.
It grows in a tropical climate.
It grows up to One M.
Best used for Arthritis.
Note. Only the Red Bell pepper contains Astaxanthin. The yellow and the green bell peppers do not contain Astaxanthin.
Level of Beta Carotene is highest in Red bell Peppers.
Red, Orange, Yellow and green colored Bell Peppers are there depending upon the region of origin. Scientifically these all are known as Capsicum Annuum.
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Materia Medica for Capsicum

Capsicum General

Capsicum stimulates the production of gastric juices and improves the appetite.
It enhances athletic performance and treats prostration.
Capsicum regulates the heart and blood pressure.
It lowers cholesterol and triglycerides.
It relieves nausea.
It prevents cancer.
Capsicum boosts metabolism.
Capsicum reduces weight.
Capsicum may ease damage due to alcohol.
It treats diarrhea and arrests bleeding from ulcers.
It strengthens the immune system and builds up the resistance to illness, sore throats, sinus infections, and colds.
Capsicum destroys and expels worms. When Capsicum powder is placed under the tongue, it alleviates shock, hemorrhage and heart attack.
Pregnant and nursing women should avoid this.
Large doses may cause stomach pain and kidney problems.
Do not apply Capsicum cream to injured skin or open wounds.
Prolonged use causes hypertension or peptic ulcers.
Asthmatics should not inhale Capsicum fumes.
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Capsicum for Bradycardia

Eat Capsicum in salads.
OR: Include capsicum in your meals.

Capsicum ( Shimla Mirch ) for High Cholesterol

Capsicum ( Shimla Mirch ) helps to normalize the cholesterol level.
Take it in vegetable form.
Even if you keep a piece of Capsicum ( Shimla Mirch ) in your mouth for 10 minutes, it gives you good result.

Capsicum ( Mirch ) for Yellow Fever

Cut two Capsicum into fine pieces. Boil it in half litre of water. Add lemon and salt ot taste. Have this soup once a day.
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Herbal Treatment For Alcoholism 1

Mix few drops of Capsicum tincture with Orange peel tincture and water. Drink twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For High Blood Pressure 7

Take Hawthorn, Capsicum and Garlic. Chop them. Make its soup. Drink 1 bowl of it once a day.
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