Cayenne is a potent herb that is actually a pepper. What it does is reason enough to ensure you use this natural cure. The purported health benefits of Cayenne is almost too unbelievable, but its reputation keeps growing among medical researchers as well as alternative health practitioners as the best, the purest, and the most effective stimulant as a natural herbal remedy. It has been used for everything including killing cancer cells in the prostate, lungs, and pancreas. It is believed to be able to immediately stop a heart attack within 30 seconds of administering the herbal tincture. Cayenne pepper increases metabolism by immediately influencing the venous structure. It is nothing short of amazing with its effects on the circulatory system as it feeds the vital elements in the cell structure of capillaries, veins, arteries and helps adjust blood pressure to normal levels. Cayenne helps the digestion when taken with meals and relieves nausea from seasickness, hangover, clears excess mucus from the stomach and improves the appetite. Cayenne has been used as a carminative that helps to relieve gas. Taken internally, it also helps to alleviate and heal stomach ulcers from within and can be used as a poultice for any inflammation. Cayenne is used to arrest hemorrhaging (external and internal) and it is cleansing and healing when used to purify wounds. Cayenne is excellent for warding off diseases and equalizing blood circulation and even for improving athletic performance! Cayenne is the only known herbal remedy or herbal medication to relieve the pain and reverse the disease of arthritis. It is useful as a tonic for the heart, kidneys, lungs, pancreas, spleen, and stomach, as well as to treat herpes, shingles, and rheumatism. Cayenne is often used to alleviate the pain due to muscle spasms, shingles, bursitis, diabetic neuropathy as well as the phantom pain brought about by amputation. Cayenne has also been helpful for the relieving the pain of menstrual cramps, toothaches, headaches and sore throats. It has been used to address alcoholism and it is known to combat chills. Cayenne has been used effectively to treat bunions, psoriasis, pleuritis, and pericarditis. Cayenne, taken internally can quickly improve and eliminate conditions caused by emphysema, colds, and other respiratory problems. Cayenne’s red color is due in part to its high vitamin A content, which is essential for normal vision, growth, cellular activity, reproduction and healthy immunity. Used in herbal combinations Cayenne becomes the top carrier and catalyst in herbal medicine because Cayenne can multiply the power of all other herbs.
This herbal extract is great for the circulatory system in that it feeds the necessary elements to help regain the elasticity of youth again, and to adjust blood pressure levels to normal almost instantly. Cayenne also regulates the flow of blood from the head to the feet so that the pressure is equalized; it influences the heart immediately, then gradually extends its effects to the arteries, capillaries, and nerves. Capsicum has an energizing effect on the entire system. It has traditionally been used to overcome fatigue and for restoring stamina and vigor. It is a natural stimulant without the threatening side-effects of (palpitations, hyperactivity or rise in blood pressure) of most other stimulating agents.
The vitamin A and C found in Cayenne are useful in clearing blood clots and eliminating plaque from the arteries. Cayenne is believed to counter shock, and when the extract is placed on or under the tongue, it has been said to help alleviate crisis situations such as shock, hemorrhage and heart attack. Capsaicin is described as “TNT” and the chemical’s immediate effects take place upon consumption of Cayenne. The heat causes an automatic increase in blood circulation not just in the mouth, but throughout the body. The internal explosion caused by Cayenne pepper results in blood flow at rates of speed able to break through blockages and ward off diseases and equalizes blood circulation, which works to prevent strokes and heart attacks. Liver. Cayenne and other red chili peppers have been shown to reduce blood cholesterol, triglyceride levels, and platelet aggregation while increasing the body’s ability to dissolve fibrin, a substance integral to the formation of blood clots.
Cayenne is a forgotten therapeutic agent against anorexia, liver congestion, and vascular troubles. What this miracle herb can do is reason enough to ensure a natural cure for hemorrhoids and varicose veins. It is used internally to improve overall circulation in the body and it is highly effective in causing hemorrhoids and varicose veins to regress. The development of hemorrhoids is often due to poor circulation and cleanliness, but it may also have to do with poor digestion and lack of nutrition. Cayenne will help the body to absorb nutrition before it passes through. It will also help to improve blood circulation, helping the body to cleanse by taking the waste out while circulating properly. It has been used to prevent common digestive problems such as indigestion, heartburn, sluggish digestion, stomach cramps, and diarrhea. Cayenne is also given internally in atonic dyspepsia and flatulence and may stimulate the gallbladder reflex.
Cayenne is a superb herbal remedy for rebuilding the tissues in the stomach, facilitating healing with stomach and intestinal ulcers. An interesting study was done to see if capsicum would irritate or cause ulceration in the intestines. On the contrary, it was found that the herb did no harm and actually sped up the healing of ulcers. Cayenne is considered to be anti-inflammatory and may ease aspirin-induced upset stomach and damage due to alcohol.
Cayenne is said to support the body’s ability to speed up the metabolism of fat and may be helpful in reducing weight gain due to high-fat diets by increasing the liver enzymes accountable for fat metabolism and decreasing fat deposits in the liver which is important peripheral tissues affecting insulin resistance. Inflammation related to obesity is known to contribute to the development of a wide range of disorders including Type-2 diabetes, heart disease, insulin resistance, and fatty liver disease.
Capsicum contained in Cayenne pepper extract will stabilize blood pressure and lower cholesterol. Cayenne is considered a very powerful stimulant that can boost metabolism and enhance athletic performance.
It is very beneficial to diabetics in that it can bring down blood sugar levels and break down the carbohydrates which will control the fluctuation of sugar levels after meals. Scientists in Toronto, Canada hospital say they have proof that the body’s nervous system helps trigger diabetes, and the research has opened the door to a potential cure for the disease that affects millions. Diabetic mice became healthy overnight when injected with capsaicin, they began to produce insulin almost immediately. Cayenne has also been found to be beneficial in the treatment of pain caused by diabetic neuropathy.
Cayenne is particularly rich in lutein and beta-carotene, two substances that are regarded as beneficial for good eye health. These nutrients may significantly decrease the risk of developing macular degeneration of the eyes.
Cayenne relieves pain when taken both internally and applied externally. It provides natural heat, and the active agent in this herb is a strong pain-killer that alleviates the joint pain of arthritis, rheumatism, muscle spasms, cramps and bowel pain. Additionally, Cayenne stimulates the release of endorphins by the brain, chemicals that relieve pain that may be helpful in treating cluster headaches and diabetic nerve damage. In one study, people who suffered from cluster headaches were instructed to rub capsaicin inside their nostrils and outside their noses. In 5 days, 75% reported reduced pain and fewer headaches. Cayenne can also be temporarily effective in relieving toothaches and rubbed on the gums may prevent tooth decay.The natural herbal extract used topically with a salve can relieve the pain of shingles. Creams containing capsaicin have reduced post-operative pain for mastectomy pain and for amputees suffering from phantom limb pain. Prolonged use of capsaicin has been found to reduce the itching of dialysis patients.
In addition to its high capsaicin content, Cayenne Pepper is an excellent source of vitamin A carotenoids, that is not only a potent antioxidant but a nutrient essential for the health of all epithelial tissues (the tissues that line all body cavities including the respiratory, gastrointestinal and reproductive tracts). Beta-carotene may, therefore, be helpful in reducing the symptoms of asthma, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis. Cayenne is an overall tonic that is said to strengthen the immune system and believed to build up resistance to illness, sore throats, sinus infections, and colds. Capsicum has a powerful action on the mucous membrane, and in hoarseness and in a sore throat. A gargle made with Cayenne is particularly beneficial. Cayenne can actually raise the body temperature a bit, as it stimulates circulation and blood flow to the skin. An herbal diaphoretic, it can reduce fevers and relieve the congestion of colds and sinusitis.
Cayenne’s red color is due in part to its content of vitamin A, which is essential for normal vision, growth, cellular activity, reproduction and healthy immunity. It is useful to arrest hemorrhaging, both internal and external and is also beneficial for clear skin and vision. For external applications, a Cayenne extract is used in carrier oils, salves, or lotions to treat a number of skin irritations and is good for a natural acne treatment.
By starving them of oxygen, capsicum causes tumor cells to die. One article written in 2006 in Reuters suggested that the main ingredient in Cayenne, capsaicin, was found to destroy prostate cancer cells in studies. Cancer cells self-destruct through the process called apoptosis when in the presence of Cayenne. It has been verified that capsaicin in Cayenne helps eliminate leukemic, pancreatic and prostate cancer cells in the body.
Excellent results have been seen with Cayenne in the treatment of alopecia, male pattern baldness, and for women who are experiencing hair loss. Since the early days of medical practice, it has been used as a liniment for the scalp as it stimulates growth by triggering off the blood circulation to the scalp, which then increases its nourishment and hair growth. Today, most hair tonics contain Cayenne or capsaicin extracted from the herb.
Cayenne is said to be effective in destroying many types of worms.
Ingredients: Cayenne Pepper, Distilled Water, 50% Alcohol.
Instructions: Use 6-12 drops in juice, water, under the tongue, or as desired. May be taken 3 times daily. Shake well. Store in cool, dark place. Keep out of reach of children.
Contraindications: Avoid large doses of Cayenne (many times the recommended dosage) when pregnant and nursing, and large doses may cause stomach pain, kidney or liver problems. In its bulk form, be sure to keep away from eyes and mucous membranes, and wash hands thoroughly after contact with any loose form of Cayenne. If using Cayenne as a topical pain reliever to ease arthritis pain or other discomforts, do not apply Cayenne cream to an injured skin or open wounds; and if you ingest Cayenne, and it is scorching your mouth, drink milk to neutralize the heat. Do not take Cayenne without talking to your doctor first if you are taking high blood pressure medicine; blood-thinning medicines; medicine for seizures, migraine headache, sedation or muscle relaxants (it may increase absorption). Avoid prolonged use if you have hypertension or peptic ulcers. Asthmatics should not inhale Cayenne fumes, which can be irritating to lungs, and Cayenne may not be appropriate for people with irritable bowel syndrome or bowel inflammation.