Chili oil is a popular vegetable oil preparation infused with chili peppers.
Chili peppers are the (usually dried) fruits of plants of the genus Capsicum and while these peppers come from Mexico, this oil is now available worldwide and various varieties of chili peppers are grown in countries around the world.
Although commonly used in cooking applications, often in Asian countries and in the kitchen, chili oil can also be used for a wide variety of medical conditions due to its powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects.
Chili peppers are rich in the active ingredient capsaicin, which can have profound effects on the body as it increases heat to reduce local thickness.
In addition, this oil has traces of Vitamin C and Vitamin A, as well as some essential antioxidants and beneficial fatty acids.
It can be used with massage to reduce muscle pain.
It should always be used with caution and it is advisable to test it on one part of the skin.