Cayenne (Capsicum frutescens)

Cayenne: The Cardiovascular Fruit

Cayenne pepper (Capsicum annum) targets the digestive and circulatory systems. It regulates blood pressure, strengthens the pulse, feeds the heart, lowers cholesterol, thins the blood, cleanses the circulatory system, heals ulcers, stops hemorrhaging, speeds healing of wounds, rebuilds damaged tissue, eases congestion, aids digestion, regulates elimination, relieves arthritis and rheumatism, prevents the spread of infection and numbs pain.

Herb profile: Cayenne

Focuses on the health benefits of the cayenne herb. Role of capsaicin, the major constituent of cayenne, in lowering plasma cholesterol and triglycerides; Effectiveness of cayenne in relieving pa...


This article reports that Capsaicin is the compound that makes cayenne and other chili peppers hot. It can help reduce pain and itching by temporarily decreasing levels of substance P, a chemical...

Cayenne is hot, hot, hot!

Cayenne (Capsicum annum) has been used since the beginning of history in South and Central America as a culinary and medicinal herb. Cayenne pepper is a fruit, much like a tomato. This bright red fruit grows in warm tropical climates on small perennial shrubs that bloom with white flowers in late summer.

Varieties of cayenne are cultivated all over the world. The strength and medicinal value range from the most powerful pepper grown in Sierra Leone, Africa, to the mild paprika enjoyed in Hungary.

Hot news about cayenne

The article offers information on the health benefits of Cayenne pepper. It is available in capsules, cream, and loose spice forms. It is mentioned that consuming cayenne in foods or as a capsule...

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