Cayenne plant is known for being a hot spice but did you know that it can improve your digestion by rebuilding your gut wall. It will also prevent and cut your risk of heart attack.
This spice can also destroy cancer cells with ruthless efficiency. Cayenne spice is rich in potassium, calcium and vitamins A, C and B complex.
Cayenne also warms your body and will stimulate the release of mucus right from your respiratory tract. Your body will start sweating and your sinuses will be cleared when you take this pepper and it is referred to as a diaphoretic.
Your body temperature will rise as you take the spice as it will boost the blood circulating under your skin.
Cayenne pepper has a compound that is very effective in combating cancer cells, this compound is known as capsaicin.
In 2004, patients with pancreatic cancer were treated with this compound by researchers from the University Of Pittsburgh, School Of Medicine.
They found that cayenne pepper inhibits mitochondrial function and also induces programmed cell death in cancerous cells known as apoptosis and what is great about it is that normal pancreatic cells remain unharmed.
In another unrelated research in 2006, scientists from UCLA School of Medicine found that capsaicin was effective in destroying prostate cancer cells.
As mentioned earlier cayenne pepper is great for helping your digestion, it also helps in combating obesity. By consuming just 10 grams of this spice in your meals your appetite will be reduced making you eat less. It is also known to raise the metabolism of dietary fats, cayenne pepper is also used to sterilize wounds and stop them from bleeding.
This herb is also great for eradicating parasites and worms from your intestinal tract. You can drink cayenne water, all you need to do is drink a mixture of 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper and a glass of juice or water.
Just stir the mixture and drink up, cayenne pepper is truly a wonderful spice that you should make a part of your daily dietary plan today.
What you need to remember is not to consume too much of this spice at a time so as not to have an irritation of your bowels and as a consequence you may experience diarrhea.
So when next you do your grocery shopping make sure to include cayenne pepper to list of to-get items.
Source: The Hearty Soul