Cayenne Pepper

SKU: hcay $1.60
(Capsicum frutescens) This garden pepper is widely used to bring heat to the body for treating colds, flu, and pain. The red fruits, ripe and dried, are the parts used medicinally, usually ground into a powder. Cayenne is taken internally for upset stomach, flatulence, colic, diarrhea, cramps, toothache, poor circulation, excessive blood clotting, seasickness, swallowing dysfunction, alcoholism, malaria, fever, hyperlipidemia, and preventing heart disease. Externally, cayenne is taken for shingles pain relief, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, post-herpetic neuralgia, trigeminal neuralgia, diabetic neuropathy, back pain, and post-surgical neuralgias, prurigo nodularis, HIV-associated neuropathy, fibromyalgia, and for muscle spasms relief, as a gargle for laryngitis, and as a deterrent to thumb-sucking or nail biting. Cayenne is taken in the nose for nasal allergies, seasonal allergies, migraine headache, cluster headache, sinonasal polyposis, and sinusitis. (medical usage data: Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database; PLEASE NOTE: 15 seeds per pack. Annual in cold climates. Free shipping on orders over $26 or add "U.S. Shipping" to cart for orders less than $26. Photo courtesy H. Zell.

NUTRITION INFO: Cayenne peppers provide a staggering 303%DV (daily value) of Vitamin C, 4%DV dietary fiber, 7%DV potassium, 3%DV protein, 3%DV protein, 17%DV Vitamin A, 4%DV iron, 10%DV Vitamin B-6, 4%DV magnesium, and 1%DV calcium (USDA data)

HOW TO GROW: Start the seeds indoors 6-7 weeks before your last frost date. Barely cover seed with soil, press soil firmly, and keep moist until the seed sprouts, which usually takes about two weeks. Transplant outdoors only in hot weather.

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Category:Apothecary, Herbs, Peppers

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