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A – Z of Herbal Remedies

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Cayenne, Echinacea, Goldenseal, Astragalus, Myrrh, Chaparral

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.  Avoid getting in the eyes.


Cayenne, Echinacea, Goldenseal, Astragalus, Myrrh and Chaparral - Herbal remedy for Fibromyalgia:  These herbs boost the immune system and improve circulation. Make a tea by infusing one teaspoon each of dried echinacea, goldenseal. astragalus and chaparral in a cup of boiling water for 10 minutes. Add half a teaspoon of cayenne powder. Strain and drink two cups twice daily.

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