The benefits of cayenne pepper.
Add a little zest to those fried eggs in the morning by putting a dash of cayenne pepper (capsicum annuum) on them. This will help lower your cholesterol levels and blood pressure. In addition, cayenne pepper will help prevent salmonella and strokes. So much, in such a little dash of pepper.
- Cayenne pepper is used to flavor foods, prevent and cure diseases and as a topical application to relieve pain. Not only is cayenne pepper a favorite to spice up foods, but it has long been used as a remedy to aid digestion. Cayenne pepper is a flavorful additive to foods and provides many healthy benefits.
- Cayenne pepper comes from the fruit of the plant known as the chile pepper. It is hot and flavorful. Often, it used as a cooking spice and herbal remedy around the world. Popular in many countries, especially the United States, cayenne pepper takes its place as one one the most widely used and enjoyed spices. It can be dried, ground and sprinkled on food to enhance flavor or improve overall health.
- Cayenne pepper can be taken in capsule form as well as sprinkled on foods. The health benefits of this wonderful popular spice are numerous. It has been used with some success as a topical pain reliever for rheumatoid arthritis. Cayenne pepper has an ingredient known as capaicin. This ingredient which has been proven reduce the nerve cells of the chemical that transmits pain.
- Cayenne pepper tea has been used as an emergency remedy to alleviate symptoms of strokes. The drinking of cayenne pepper as a tea helps thin the blood enough to reduce the damage caused by a stroke before medical treatment can be obtained. Consistent use of this healthy spice reduces cholesterol and lowers blood pressure.
- Acid indigestion? Try cayenne pepper. The chemical properties in this fantastic herb aid in alleviating the uncomfortable symptoms of acid indigestion. Cayenne pepper taken internally can kill some bacteria in foods that can cause upset stomachs in unsuspecting diners.
Don’t be afraid to spice of those hot wings or add a little heat to your chile. Cayenne pepper added to foods promises to give your cooking flavor and improve your health.
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