Cayenne is a popular spice that’s used in many different regional styles of cooking, but has been used medicinally for more than a thousand years.
Cayenne is used worldwide by many people for health conditions like poor circulation, weak digestion, heart disease, chronic pain, sore throat, headaches and shockingly toothaches.
Ayurveda is in cayenne. It helps treat poor digestion and gas. Chinese medicine use cayenne for digestive aliments. When cayenne is consumed, it soothes the digestive tract and helps the flow of stomach secretions and saliva. The secretions contain substances which will help digest food.
Many people that work out consume cayenne in a capsule form. They consume cayenne as a thermogenic, or a dietary supplement that is consumed to increase your body temperature to burn more calories. On average, fitness workers burn ninety more calories when they use cayenne as a thermogenic.
It is recommended to consume cayenne in the form of powder because of the rapid release in the body. Placing the powder on your tongue will be immediately absorbed and sends waves of fresh blood throughout your body.
Cayenne pepper is used in the popular Master Cleanse consisting of maple syrup, lemon and cayenne. Acting as a powerful detox and laxative, many lose twenty pounds in a month on this diet along with an intense workout plan like Beyonce. Check with your physician before practicing this diet.
You can purchase cayenne in the powder or as a vegetable at your local supermarket, organic food depot or at your nearest GNC (General Nutrition Center).