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Other Names:  Capsaicin, Cayenne, Capsicum, Capsicum Annuum
Traditional Usages: Flavouring, Arthritis, Yellow Fever, Anorexia, Anxiety, Nausea, Colds, Improves Blood Circulation, Aphrodisiac, Epilepsy
Resources: North America, India, Africa
Parts Used: Fruit
Health Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding. Large doses may cause Stomach Pain and Kidney problems.

Capsaicin – Natural remedy for Hay Fever: Capsaicin is a naturally-occurring substance found in chillies. It is usually taken as a spray. If sprays containing it are not available, chop four dried chillies and put in a cup of boiling water. Inhale the vapour coming out.
Health Warning: Though Capsaicin is powerful it may cause irritation of the nasal passages to some people.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal medications


Health Issues

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Maca (Lepidum meyenii, Brassicaceae), a root vegetable grown in the Andean region of Peru, is widely used for its nutritional and therapeutic properties. Maca is said to improve male and female reproductive activity in diverse ways, from increasing arousal and reducing symptoms of menopause to boosting sperm quality,