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Mirch : [chilli]



Sanskrit name

: Katuvira

English name

: Red pepper

Hindi name

: Lalmirchi

Latin name

: Capsicum annum


: Solanaceae




It is used as principle ingredient in frying . Chilli powder has the property to produce  colour and bitter pungent taste  in food. Hot potency [intence] of chilli powder irritates skin and mucous membrane thatís why it may cause harmto the gatro oesophageal tract. In pitta prakriti persons  it produces complications. One should use milk and ghee to counter its harmful effects. Green chilli is a source of Vit.C .


Ayurvedic Properties:

Rasa : Katu (pungent)
Guna : Laghu (light), ruksha(dry), tiksna(sharp)
Vipaka : Katu (pungent)
Virya : Ushna (hot)
Doshakarma :  


Chemical constituent:

It contains capsaicin-the pungency and acridity is due to capsacin, Volatile alkaloids-salanidine and solasodine, volatile oil, fixed oil, fatty acids, resin and red colouring matter and ash


Useful parts: Fruits


Medicinal Properties:

Carminative, digestive, tonic, irritant.


Medicinal uses:

Lumbago, neuralgia, rheumatic disorders, anorexia, indigestion, flatulence, Diphtheria and adenoids [paste form], skin disorders [sarshap taila], headache [kaphaja], dog bite [helps to remove the poison] throat disease [gargle]



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Mirch Powder (100 gm) US$ 1.45

Mirch Powder (200 gm) US$ 2.45

Mirch Powder (400 gm) US$ 4.45

Mirch Powder (1 kg) US$ 10.90

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