There may be benefits that have not
yet been proven through research.
Cayenne pepper may help the
circulatory system. It may help control blood flow, and ease symptoms of Raynaud's
disease helping blood flow. It may also strengthen the heart, arteries, capillaries, and
It may act as a tonic. This may
help your digestive system work better. It may also stop bleeding from ulcers and help
flatulent dyspepsia. It is also claimed to decrease obesity.
In the respiratory system, cayenne
may help break up congestion due to bronchitis. Cayenne may also help to prevent
infections. These include colds and chills, sinus infections, and sore throats. As a
gargle, cayenne can be used for laryngitis. It works well with myrrh.
When you apply it externally, it
may help with toothache, lumbago, arthritis, and rheumatism.