7 Healing Foods That Help Fight Pain


6. Hot Peppers:

Hot peppers are known for bringing tears in your eyes and for singeing your tongue but same hot peppers have properties to take away your pain. Capsaicin is an ingredient found in hot peppers that relays pain signals and stimulate nerves endings. There are even creams available in the market that contains capsaicin compound and them relief in arthritis.

Topical or up-to-date treatment relief is efficient for arthritis but hot peppers have super amazing pain-fighting properties. Even doctors sprinkle hot peppers over their soups and their foods. It is also said that hotter the pepper is the more capsaicin it will have in it. But one thing you must be careful about is, after touching hot peppers, you must wash your hands thoroughly. Peppers can be cut in a more batter way if you use towel wet with milk instead of water.


  1. Thank you, this was a most informative article. It seems as if unknowingly I was seeking out foodstuffs that would help my chronic pain issues. They are more severe than what you described but nonetheless I’m certain the foods help.

    • Have you tried apple cider vinegar? It works for pain menstrual cramps arthritis I use it often when I remember I usually take 2 capsules and within minutes I feel so much better

    • It behooves us all to recognize the medicinal properties in our Whole Foods, herbs and spices and use them as such., especially for those of us who live with chronic pain. Developing a strategic approach to eating not only causes you to be more intentional about your intake, but challenges you to step away from bad eating habits and can increase your sense of wellness. Thank you for excellent information and food for thought!


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