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Top Benefits Of Cayenne Pepper

Updated: Jul 16, 2019

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

  • Good for aiding digestion and helpful for relieving intestinal gas

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

  • Helps to detox the body

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

  • When used in a paste it can help relieve joint pain

  • Supports weight loss

  • Helps to normalise blood pressure

  • Helps balance out cholesterol

  • Anti-bacterial properties

  • Helps you to produce more Saliva

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