Capsicum fructescens (Sili) is a rich source of antioxidants, alkaloids, flavonoids, polyphenols, carotenoids, vitamin C, and vitamin E. Capsaicin is the predominant compound present in cayenne pepper that possesses pain desensitization and analgesic property that is useful for chronic pain associated with rheumatoid arthritis, post-herpetic neuralgia, diabetic neuropathy, and other pain syndromes. It also has anti-inflammatory, bactericidal, antifungal, and anti-diabetic properties.

Black mulberry/Moras

Other Names: 
Cayenne pepper, Siling-labuyo, Chili pepper, Red pepper
Other Traditional Medicinal Uses: 
    • Antioxidant
    • Anti-inflammatory
    • Antihyperglycemic/Anti-diabetic
    • Supports cardiovascular health
    • Improves circulation
    • Cough and sore throat remedy
    • Analgesic/antinociceptive
    • Antimicrobial
    • Treats gastrointestinal problems/digestive aid
    • Improves metabolism
    • Immunobooster
    • Antimicrobial
    • Antithrombotic
    • Carminative
    • Helps clear congestion
    • Anti-ulcerant
    • Assists weight loss
    • Reduces cancer risk/Anti-tumor
References: 
  • http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874196013840
  • http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1300/J044v03n02_08
  • http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10942912.2010.509896
  • http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-945-capsicum.aspx?activeingredientid=945&activeingredientname=capsicum#vit_uses
  • http://www.jmatonline.com/files/journals/1/articles/852/public/852-2629-1-PB.pdf
  • http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ptr.2417/full
  • https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ibrar_Khan/publication/265214589_Report_Anti-glycationand_Anti-oxidation_properties_of_Capsicum_frutescens_and_Curcuma_longa_fruits_Possible_role_in_prevention_of_diabetic_complication/links/5549c39e0cf205bce7ac3e99.pdf
  • http://article.sciencepublishinggroup.com/pdf/10.11648.j.cmr.20140305.17.pdf
  • https://www.google.com/patents/US8497249
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  • https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4477151/
  • https://www.drugs.com/npc/capsicum-peppers.html
  • http://www.medicalhealthguide.com/articles/silinglabuyo.htm