Cayenne (Capsicum)

Scientific Name: Capsicum fructescens

Cayenne (Capsicum) Information

Also known as red hot chilli pepper, cayenne is used in the treatment of asthma, poor circulation, respiratory tract infections, sore throats, digestive disturbances, toothaches, fevers, and heart disease. It is also used as a synergist in some herbal formulas - that is, as an added ingredient that enhances the effects of the other herbs in the formula. It is also praised as a natural ingredient that promotes circulation and helps to clean out the arteries and reverse the effects of atherosclerosis. Also a great source of antioxidants such as vitamins A and C, and phytochemicals that protect against cellular damage. Some evidence suggests that cayenne reduces cholesterol levles and acts as a natural blood thinner.

Cayenne (Capsicum) Benefits

  • Reduces intense craving for alcohol and promotes appetite
  • Increases body heat or thermogenesis, burns fat-based calories
  • Increases metabolic rate, improves circulation, stimulates digestion
  • Stimulates blood flow, lowers cholesterol; may affect artherosclerosis
  • Reduces risk of blood clotting, increases heart output
  • Increases capillary resistance, strengthens blood vessels in the limbs
  • Improves peripheral circulation and warms the hands and feet
  • Has antiseptic effect and reduces internal bleeding (e.g. nosebleeds)
  • Reduces irritability, anxiety, and tremor and induces calm sleep
  • Delirium, chills, and exhaustion can often be speedily relieved
  • Also acts as digestive stimulant and relieves pain
  • Has antiviral properties - helps prevent outbreaks

Cayenne (Capsicum) Nutrient Content


Cayenne (Capsicum) Notes

Safe when used at the recommended dosages - do NOT exceed recommended dosages. Effective for symptomatic relief; does not treat underlying disease

Cayenne (Capsicum) Products

  Brand & Product Name  Description  Retail 
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  Natures Way : Cayenne Extra Hot 
 100 caps, 450 mg  $9.49   $5.95   More info 
  Nature's Herbs : Cayenne 
 100 caps, 450 mg  $8.29   $4.95   More info 
  Nature's Herbs : Cayenne 
 250 caps, 455 mg  $16.99   $9.95   More info Discontinued
  Natures Way : Capsicool 
 100 caps  $8.49   $4.95   More info 
  Natures Way : Cayenne Pepper 
 100 caps, 450 mg  $7.99   $4.95   More info 
  Natures Way : Cayenne Pepper 
 180 caps, 450 mg  $11.49   $6.95   More info 
  Nature's Answer : Cayenne Tincture 
 2 oz  $19.99   $11.95   More info 

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