This is a fruit of the Capiscum annuum plant, which helps to digest, has powerful positive effects on the cardiovascular system as it is an excellent heart protector, is a vasodilator and features anti-cholesterol properties. It keeps your capillaries elastic and improves blood oxygenation. The active ingredient is an alkaloid, capsaicin, which not only gives it its scorching aroma but also aids digestion. It is very rich in vitamin C, the one that helps us fight infections, colds and cardiovascular disorders. Chili pepper is also considered a powerful aphrodisiac. Numerous studies show that vitamin C and vitamin E, both abundant in chili pepper, also strengthen our defenses against cancer.