Chili Pepper Decor
by Giorgina Devereaux
Chili pepper decor is a reminder of
the hot and spicy vegetable that is known for adding flavor and punch to
The cayenne pepper corresponds to the Capsicum family of vegetables that are
more commonly known as chili pepper.
Its fiery taste produced by cayenne is caused by the high concentration of
Capsaicin has been widely studied for its cardiovascular benefits, pain reducing
effects, and ability to prevent ulcers.
With regards to cardiovascular benefits, cayenne and other red chili peppers
have been shown to reduce blood cholesterol, triglyceride levels, and platelet
aggregation, while increasing the body's ability to dissolve fibrin, which is a
substance that is important to the formation of blood clots. It has been found
that cultures that liberally consume hot peppers like cayenne have a much lower
rate of heart attacks, stroke and pulmonary embolism.
Chili peppers are also credited for preventing ulcers since it kills bacteria
you may have ingested, while powerfully stimulating the cells lining the stomach
to secrete protective buffering juices that prevent ulcer formation.
Another benefit of eating chili
peppers is that it helps fight inflammation since it possesses a potent
inhibitor of a natural chemical called Substance P, which is a neuropeptide
associated with inflammatory processes.
Capsaicin is being studied as an effective treatment for sensory nerve fiber
disorders that include pain associated with arthritis, psoriasis, and diabetic
Studies revealed that animals had a delayed onset of arthritis when
fed a diet that contained capsaicin even after being injected with a substance
that causes inflammatory arthritis. The animals also had significantly reduced
Another study concluded that Capsaicin helped stop the spread of prostate
The capsaicin triggered death in both primary types of prostate cancer
cell lines. It dramatically slowed the development of prostate tumors that were
formed by the human cell lines grown in mouse models.
The dosage administered to mice that produced those effects was equal to
approximately 5 Habanero peppers a week for an average adult man.
Capsaicin is also a thermogenic
compound, which increases the metabolic rate and helps in the fat burning
It also effectively opens and drains congested nasal passages because
the peppery heat stimulates secretions that help clear mucus.
peppers are considered an effective treatment for cluster headaches and
It is amazing the powerful properties that chili peppers possess, and what
better way to pay tribute to this vegetable than by incorporating it into your
home. Chili pepper décor is sure to add a dose of beauty to your kitchen as
well as other areas in your home.
Chili Pepper Decorative Accessories
Chili pepper decor is commonly used in kitchens and is a fantastic way to spice
up your home.
This fabulous vegetable will bring a splash of life to wherever
you display it because of its bold and refreshing
For your convenience, the decorative
accessories are divided up into two categories, which are general chili pepper
accessories and kitchen chili pepper accessories.
General chili pepper decorative accessories and furniture include the following:
Art: Celebrate the beauty
of chili pepper decor with a lovely and vivid depiction of this vegetable.
You can find
an assortment of art pieces that feature red peppers, green peppers, or a
combination of the two.
It will enhance the color scheme of your home and bring
the outdoors inside.
Backsplash Tile: A fantastic
way to incorporate chili peppers is to install a backsplash tile consisting of
colorful chili peppers.
It looks beautiful in a kitchen because of the
assortment of colors and background. This will definitely enhance an area above
the stove or cooktop that is lacking in personality.
Bar Stools: Bar stools are
available that feature a chili pepper motif on the back.
It is made from solid
steel construction with non-marring foot glides.
This will coordinate
beautifully with the rest of your chili pepper decor while giving family and
guests a comfortable place to sit.
Continue the chili pepper theme into the bathroom by displaying an assortment of
bathroom accessories. These bathroom accessories have a colorful chili pepper
design and the set comes with a toothbrush holder, rinse cup, soap dispenser,
and tissue box holder.
Clock: What better way to
tell time than by displaying a chili pepper clock that features a print of
decoupaged art embellished on hand-painted, high quality wood.
It is more of a
whimsical design that is accented with vibrant swirls and striking black and
white clock hands.
This colorful clock is stylish, lovely, and functional.
Doorbell: Bring chili pepper
decor to your front door by installing a decorative doorbell with a chili pepper
Doorbells are available in colorful designs as well as in a bronze
Doormat: Add a Southwestern
touch to your entry by placing a doormat that says, “Bienvenidos” (Spanish for
“Welcome”) on it and features a chili pepper design.
Your family and friends
will appreciate the welcoming touch.
Fan Pull: If you can’t get
enough of chili pepper decor, then consider incorporating a fan pull that
features a chili pepper.
This decorative addition to your ceiling fan is
handcrafted with a smooth, glazed red fired on finish and has a brass chain
Hanging Wall Decor with Hooks:
This handy wall decor has colorful chili peppers and features hooks that are
perfect for hanging keys, a purse, or other accessories.
It makes a nice
finishing touch and will brighten up the wall with the assortment of colors.
Lighting: Display a beautiful
table lamp that features colorful glass tips shaped like chili peppers. This is
sure to bring a fantastic array of color to your home.
Peephole Cover: A chili
pepper peephole cover is offered in a bronze plated finish.
It makes a nice
touch for your door and will carry the chili pepper theme from the entry
throughout your home.
Photo Frame: You can find
photo frames that feature chili peppers around the border of the frame. It is a
fun way to celebrate this theme while adding a splash of color.
Ristra: Ristras look quite
lovely in a kitchen. You can find them handcrafted in ceramic that have 12
peppers and measure 4 ½ inches long.
The smooth red fired on finish brings the
You can find ristras that have a
combination of the following peppers:
Rugs: Rugs add a feeling of
warmth and coziness to any room.
You may wish to consider including a rug that
is adorned with scattered chili peppers and has a border that displays sombreros
The rug is made from polypropylene and is offered in a crimson or
They are available in rectangle, round, and runner styles.
Stained Glass: A stained glass piece that features chili peppers is a
fantastic way to make a statement in your home.
The brightly colored glass and
design is sure to be a conversation piece time and time again.
Stencil: Create beautiful
borders in your kitchen with a chili pepper stencil.
You can get creative by
using your own paint colors or stains.
It makes a nice touch and the result is
Switch Plates & Outlet Covers:
Switch plates and outlet covers are available that features chili peppers.
It will add character to your walls because of the bright colors and lovely
chili pepper design.
Wall Paper Border: A wall
paper border is an easy way to welcome chili pepper decor into your home.
easy to apply and with the chili pepper design, it will enhance the look of your
kitchen or bathroom.
Welcome Plaque: You can find
a welcome plaque that features a lasso design that surrounds a colorful ristra
of hot red chilis. It is crafted in ceramic polystone and is 11” diameter x ¾”
Kitchen decorative accessories
that feature chili peppers include the following:
Chili pepper decor
also goes beautifully with the Southwestern style.
By combining the two, you
will have an incredible merging of exciting and vivacious colors that are sure
to bring warmth and coziness to any home.
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