There are few ailments that cayenne pepper cannot help, let alone fix, when it comes to your body: heartburn, gout, paralyzation, the common fever, nausea, sore throat, it had even been used to help with scarlet fever. If you are having stomach troubles, then sprinkle some cayenne pepper into your water. Since cayenne pepper helps with such basic body illnesses, it is handy to have around for all ages-- toddlers to the elderly. Along with easing sore throats and flatulence, it also can be used to relieve joint and muscle pain, which is useful for the aging and sports players, as well.
Many nutritionists and health addicts use cayenne pepper in lemon water and honey that they drink every morning, sometimes for every meal if they are doing a cleanse. This concoction detoxes the body and helps cleanse almost every system that runs through the body. While stimulating the circulatory system, the cayenne pepper works to help the body sweat, which is necessary when doing a detox. There are even cayenne teas that are good to drink in the morning in lieu of coffee in order to get your body working the way it needs to be working for you to have a productive day. Cayenne even works as a weight loss supplement, and there are cayenne capsules that you can buy in order to help move the weight loss along faster and more smoothly.
Purportedly, cayenne pepper has been rumored to help with toothaches and gum disease. Along with helping those random ailments, it also is a presumed cancer fighting agent. There have been studies done in order to prove that cayenne can act as a prevention tool for smokers and lung cancer, as well as it protecting against tumors in the liver. There are, of course, many more illnesses and benefits to using cayenne pepper, which shows that it is not only good to have in your spice cabinet, but in your medicine cabinet, too.