RED HOT CHILLI PEPPERS WERE BROUGHT TO THE WEST FROM INDIA IN 1548. THE POD IS A STRONG STIMULANT FOR THE WHOLE BODY PROMOTING BLOOD CIRCULATION, TONING THE NERVE SYSTEM AND STIMULATING ENERGY.
However, the healing properties of the peppers are significantly wider. They help treat pains and inflammations locally.
Capsaicin, carotenoids, saponins.
In the SwissGel formula it is used especially for its warming effect:
- Muscle pains (myalgia)
- Joint pains (arthritic pains)
- It has strong anti-inflammatory effects
It has the same effects as cortisone. Capsaicin triggers secretion of pituitary hormone ACTH. ACTH has anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic effects similar to cortisone.