Is cayenne pepper good to aid in digestion?

Answer Cayenne, or Chilli peppers, contain capsaicin, a phytonutrient that dissolves blood clots, opens air passages, acts as an expectorant and decongestant, and helps prevent emphysema, bronchitis, and ... Read More »

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What is cayenne pepper good for?

Cayenne pepper's active ingredient--what makes it healthy as well as spicy--is capsaicin. The capsaicin in cayenne pepper is good for immediate and long term health as well as seasoning food and, o... Read More »

Is cayenne pepper good for sore throats?

On One Hand: People Have Used It for Thousands of YearsHerbalists and healers have prescribed a tea made from ground cayenne pepper and hot water to help relieve sore throats for thousands of years... Read More »

Can you substitute cayenne pepper for chili pepper?

Cayenne pepper is a type of chili pepper. Whether it can be substituted for another chili pepper depends on the pepper a recipe originally calls for. For example, cayenne can be used instead of cas... Read More »

Is red pepper the same thing as cayenne pepper?

Red pepper is a coloquial, umbrella term that can refer to a variety of peppers belonging to the genus capsicum. The spice cayenne pepper is derived from red chili peppers that fall into this categ... Read More »