Hot Peppers

Add fresh hot peppers to your dishes to impart some heat. They can also be blended into sauces or processed into a powder to be used later as a seasoning. Capsaicin, the compound that makes hot peppers hot, aids to improve circulation when a regular part of your diet and also helps clear the sinuses. It also possesses anti-inflammatory properties and can be used in salves and creams to relieve pain and swelling. Hot peppers are rich in vitamins A, C, and K.