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Originally posted by Terrormaster
Also capsaicin (the compound in peppers that make them hot) can help lower blood pressure. I used to have high blood pressure but after increasing the amount of spicy foods and eating peppers right from the jar several times a week (and oft daily) my BP is always right on the money every doctor visit and checkup. Now I'm thinking about pickling my own peppers in Apple Cider Vinegar and killing two birds with one stone.