Herb of the Day:Cayenne or (Capsicum)


Cayenne or (Capsicum)(Capsicum frutescens)
Parts used:

Cayenne is purported to be without equal to warding off diseases and equalizing the circulation of the blood. It improves circulation to the hands, feet and central organs. It is also considered to be beneficial for people who take herbal supplements, because it aids the benefits of other herbs by taking them more efficiently to the system.
Modern studies have shown that cayenne has enormous antimicrobial activity, aiding in fighting infections.
It will increase heart action without raising blood pressure. Modern herbalists use cayenne to prevent strokes and heart attacks. It is also used for internal and external hemorrhaging. It is a natural stimulant for diarrhea and dysentery.
For colds and flu, there is no other herb that acts quicker for stimulating the body to aid it’s fight against those disorders.
It rebuilds tissue in the stomach and heals ulcers, both stomach and intestinal. Cayenne relieves gas, colic and stimulates secretion of digestive juices. A pinch of cayenne in a small amount of water is an excellent gargle for sore throats.

Vitamin Content:
Vitamin A
B-Complex vitamins
Vitamin C
Iron
Calcium
Vitamin G
Magnesium
Phosphorus
Sulfur
Potassium

Aids with
Ague, arthritis, bleeding
blood pressure, bronchitis, bruises, burns, congestion, chills, circulation, diabetes, eyes, fatigue, fevers, gas, heart, high blood pressure, infection, jaundice. kidney problems, mucus, pancreas, pyorrhea, rheumatism, shock, sprains, strokes, sunburns, sore throat, tumors, ulcers, varicose veins, wounds

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