The CHILI is rich in capsaicin, vitamin A, B2, C, E, PP and essential oils. Among its properties are the digestive, as it promotes the secretion of digestive enzymes, and slimming because capsaicin causes increased consumption of energy. E ‘, in addition, a powerful antibiotic, antibacterial and antioxidant due to the presence of flavonoids and capsaicinoids. Useful in the treatment of colds, bronchitis and sinusitis; It promotes blood circulation and has anti-cholesterol properties, preventing the risk of heart attack and onset of cardiovascular disease. Some research has highlighted its anti-cancer properties against prostate cancer.