What is cayenne pepper good for?

Answer 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 »

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Is cayenne pepper good to aid in digestion?

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 »

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 »

What is the difference between cayenne pepper&red pepper?

The cayenne pepper is the red ripe fruit of the capsicum plant, according to the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary. In its powdered form, it is called red pepper.Other names of the cayenne pe... Read More »

Is cayenne pepper the same as chili pepper?

Chili pepper is the general name given to the peppers of the capsicum plant family. Therefore cayenne pepper, which is a red, hot capsicum, is a type of chili pepper. Ground cayenne pepper is used ... Read More »