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This is a natural metabolism booster. Studies are still exploring the effect of capsaicin for weight loss, but  it is well known for is preventing inflammation of tissues.  The compound works by binding to some cell proteins that cause pain. The body’s reaction is to produce endorphins to block the heat, which it senses as pain, and eventually the compounds in capsaicin will work to reduce inflammation in your body and can help kill off bacteria, viruses and some parasites, before they are able to attach themselves for illness.