Fun Fact: Cayenne contains capsaicin. Capsaicin lowers inflammation.
Fun Fact II: For the last 9,000 years, topical capsaicin has been used as a pain reliever when applied to the surface of the skin.
Fun Fact III: Topical capsaicin helps patients with post-surgical pain, low back pain, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis.
- lowers blood pressure
- promotes good gut bacteria (this lowers the amount of obesity that is tied to inflammation)
- stops prostate cancer growth
- increases metabolism
- reduces arthritis pain
- aids weight loss
- regulates blood sugar levels
- relieves cluster headaches
- boosts immunity (because of Vitamin A)
- For children who don’t like cayenne, use paprika instead. It has capsaicin, although a smaller amount.
- Sprinkle it on soups, sauces, and broths.
- Add it to grains.
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