Matured bird’s eye chilies tend to have mostly red colour. But they can also be seen in seen as yellow, black, and even purple colours. Even if it is small in size, its heat is quite intense.
Bird’s eye chilies are known for weight reducing qualities. They can play a key role in increasing the metabolism of the body. As a result of this, your body temperature would increase. In order to bring back the body to original temperature body would burn more calories, thereby speeding up the metabolism rate. Increased metabolism is beneficial and would increase the usage of the unused fats stored in various parts of the body.
It is also helpful in digestion, aid in the healing process of stomach ulcers., can be useful for reducing blood cholesterol.
It measures around 50,000 – 100,000 Scoville units, which is at the lower half of the range for the hotter habanero, but still much hotter than a common jalapeño.