(Capsicum tetragonum) is a ground product prepared of bright red colored mild pods of one or more varieties of capsicums. It isĀ  used to flavor foods and to color foods. The mild paprika has most of its seeds removed where the hot has some seeds, stems, stalks. It comes from a short shrubby bush and native to South and Central America.

Paprika is an antibacterial and stimulant. The capsicum is a powerful stimulant that aids in the healing and cleansing of the body. Paprika helps to normalize blood pressure and improve the circulatory system, and helps build the cell structure of the arteries, veins, and capillaries so they regain elasticity.

Paprika is traditionally used in Hungarian food, in cheese dishes, cocktail dips, soups, and sauces. It gives the food bright color and a lively taste.