Benefits of Cayenne Pepper

The cayenne pepper is named after the city of  Cayenne in French Guiana. It is also known as the Guinea spice, cow-horn pepper, red hot chilli pepper, bird pepper. It is a cultivar of Capsicum related to bell peppers, jalapeños, paprika, and others.

Cayenne pepper is used as a herbal remedy for various problems in different cultures. Capsaicin is the substance within Cayenne which makes it so spicy, it is also the ingredient that makes cayenne pepper such a powerful healing plant.

The top benefits of cayenne pepper

  1. Good for aiding digestion and helpful for relieving intestinal gas

  2. Can be used to stop bleeding cuts & wounds (not to be used on burns)

  3. Helps to detox the body

  4. Helps to break up and move mucus so good for colds and flu

  5. When used in a paste it can help relieve joint pain

  6. Supports weight loss

  7. Helps to normalise blood pressure

  8. Helps balance out cholesterol

  9. Anti-bacterial properties

  10. Helps you to produce more Saliva