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Capsaicin Remedy

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



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