Amazing combination of olive oil and chillies solves these 7 health problems


In recent times, there has been increasing talk about the benefits of olive oil. All experts recommend its use over sunflower oil and point out its benefits, on the other hand, chillies are also useful, although some people have mixed feelings because of the belief that the chilli irritates the stomach. The truth is actually exactly the opposite.

What does olive oil contain with chillies?

The active ingredient of chillies is capsaicin. This element is an antioxidant, having an extremely powerful effect against free radicals, causing inflammations throughout the body, ageing of cells, formation of tumour formations.
Olive oil, on the other hand, is saturated with beneficial fatty acids, which beneficially act on the cardiovascular, immune, nervous systems. They regulate metabolism and help detoxify the body.

Why is the combination of these two products useful?

Chronic diseases The higher the concentration of capsaicin, the greater the range of beneficial actions it has on the body. Suppression of inflammatory processes in many organs and systems allows the immune system to fight various pathogens and prevent their synchronization.

The immune system 

Capsaicin in combination with vitamin C in chillies, which is also a strong antioxidant, helps the immune system to work well and cope with attacks of various pathogens. Frequent use of olive oil with chillies also helps to quickly recover from viral and bacterial infections.

Stomach problems 

The anti-inflammatory properties of capsaicin eliminate stomach aches, cramps and irritations induced for various reasons. This mixture improves digestion, reduces gases and swelling and contributes to the healthy reproduction of good bacteria in the gut.

Clogged sinuses 

Whether you have clogged and inflamed sinuses or runny nose due to a viral infection, olive oil with chillies helps to unclog the nose. Sometimes even only the aroma contributes to liquefaction of the secretion and its easier removal.

Degeneration of the macula 

Degenerative damage to the macula is one of the most serious causes of blindness. Chillies are also rich in large amounts of vitamin A, which is of great importance for eye health.

Soothes the pain 

"Hot olive oil" has pain-relieving properties again thanks to capsaicin. Its powerful action eliminates swelling, cramps, discomfort in chronic pain-inducing diseases.

Reduces the risk of cancer 

A number of studies show that capsaicin has anticancer properties as a strong antioxidant. It helps in the prevention of prostate, colon, stomach, oesophagus, breast cancer.

Recipe how to make olive oil with chillies:

  • 330 ml regular olive oil
  • 8 -10 chilis, red, orange or green
  • black peppercorns (optional)
  • garlic (optional)
  • large jar or bottle 

Put all ingredients in the bottle or jar of olive oil. Close tightly and leave for at least 2 weeks without opening so that the peppers can saturation the olive oil with their useful elements.

Photos by youtube and Massimo Virgilio on Unsplash

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