Wednesday, July 15, 2015
A Recipe for Sex – Hot Green Chili Peppers
Spicy, hot and nutritious, green chili peppers might just be the best aphrodisiac to heat things up in the bedroom. Rich in vitamin C, Vitamin A and lutien, chili peppers are low in fat and high in nutrients.
Chili peppers contain a chemical compound known as capsaicin. Capsaicin and its co-compounds are used in ointments, rubs and tinctures for astringent and analgesic properties. These formulations have been used for arthritis, neuropathic pain and sore muscles. Scientific studies on animals suggest that capsaicin has antibacterial, anti-carcinogenic, analgesic and anti-diabetic properties. It has also been found to lower LDL cholesterol levels in obese people.
Green chilis are red chilies that haven’t been dried. They are soft, but equally as hot and spicy. The chili plant is native to the Central American region where it was used as a spicy ingredient in Mexican cuisines for several thousand years. It was introduced to the rest of the world by Spanish and Portuguese explorers during 16th and 17th centuries and now is grown widely in many parts of the world as an important commercial crop.
Among it’s other nutritional virtues, chilies are rich in Vitamin C; an important water soluble antioxidant. It is required for the synthesis of collagen in the body. Collagen is the main structural protein in the body required for maintaining the integrity of the blood vessels, bones, skin and organs. Regular consumption of Vitamin C helps the body to fight off free radicals and to develop resistance to infectious diseases.
But, it’s the sex benefits of chili peppers that we’re most interested in examining. Heating up the bedroom never tasted so hot!
Hot spicy food improves blood flow all over your body, including the penis, the prostate, the clitoris and other sexual parts. It stimulates nerves throughout your body and can increase physical sensations. Literally it can make sex feel better!
The psychological effects of chili peppers are a popular metaphor for sex. Just the thought of hot spicy Chili peppers makes us think of better sexual performance and hot arousal. Your mind is used to seeing images of sexual spiciness, so when we eat spicy peppers there’s a good chance we’ll think of sex and get turned on!
Chili Peppers are great for your heart. When you think about it; your sexual organs are directly fueled by your heart, so anything that is generally good for the heart is also beneficial for the penis, the clitoris and sexual health. Chili, jalapeño, and other spicy peppers tend to have the greatest circulatory effects of all fruits and vegetables. Greater circulation equals greater stimulation of the sexual organs. Stimulation leads to sexual activity.
So if circulation and heat are beneficial to sexual health and chilies stimulate circulation by heating things up; chilies must be one of the best “hot and spicy” recipes for sex!.