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Other Names: Cayenne, Red Peppers, African Pepper, Chillies, Bird Pepper, Pepper, Sweet Pepper, Hungarian Pepper, Paprika, Hot Pepper, Tabisco Pepper, Capsicum Annuum
Traditional Usages: Culinary Spice, Helps Blood Circulation, Scrofula, Chills, Helps Prevent Colds and Sores, Produces Natural Warmth, Ulcers, Aphrodisiac, Stimulant, Iron Bearer, Indigestion in the Aged, Wind, Nervous Depression, Impotency, Improves Appetite, Hypothermia, May be taken as a Tea for Cold Hands and Feet and Pale Lips, As a warming lotion, cream or ointment for Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Backache and Lumbago
Resources: Zanzibar, Sierra Leone, Japan, Madagascar, Central America, Africa, India, Mexico
Parts Used: Fruit, both Fresh and Dried, Seeds
Health Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding. Direct eye contact should be avoided.
Cayenne Pepper and Apple Cider Vinegar - Herbal remedy for Colds: For persistent cough mix one tablespoon Apple Cider Vinegar with a quarter teaspoon of cayenne pepper, one teaspoon of honey, one teaspoon of olive oil and a quarter teaspoon of crushed ginger. Mix well and take twice daily.
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