Not just a spicy flavouring, potent HerbalFactors Cayenne is a very useful stimulant, regulating blood flow and helpful to the cardiovascular system. The active ingredient, capsaicin, improves circulation, and may lower blood cholesterol and triglycerides levels. It also stimulates secretion of digestive juices improving digestion.
Cayenne or Capsicum spp (Capsicum frutescensandCapsicum annum) is a very useful stimulant, regulating blood flow and helpful to the cardiovascular system. Cayenne may reduce blood cholesterol and triglyceride levels and platelet aggregation.
Cayenne has traditionally "been used for colic, flatulent dyspepsia, laryngitis (as a gargle), insufficiency of peripheral circulation, and externally for neuralgia including rheumatic pains and unbroken chilblains (as a lotion/ointment)" neuralgia and rheumatic pains. When taken with meals, cayenne stimulates secretion of digestive juices thus aiding digestion.
In herbal combinations, cayenne works as a catalyst increasing the effectiveness of other herbs.
Each capsule contains:
Cayenne Powder (Capsicum annuum) (fruit)
*42,000 SHU (Scoville Heat Units)
Gelatin capsule (gelatin, purified water).
Traditionally used in herbal medicine to help support peripheral circulation and to aid digestion.