Cayenne {Capsicum annuum}

Cayenne is a well known spice that gives food a nice fiery kick. As a stimulating diaphoretic Cayenne helps to regulate blood flow. Cayenne is a carminative used to soothe flatulence.

Family Solanaceae

Habitat Native to Mexico and Peru

Parts Used Ground up dried fruit

Associated Systems
Cardiovascular system, Respiratory System, Immune System,  Digestive System, Nervous System, Musculoskeletal System

Cardiovascular Peripheral Vasodilator, Cardiovascular Circulatory Stimulant, Cardiovascular Central Circulatory Stimulant, Respiratory Anticatarrhal, Respiratory Circulatory Stimulant, Immune Diaphoretic, Immune Anti-Oxidant, Digestive Anti-Inflammatory, Digestive Sialagogues, Digestive Anaesthetic, Digestive Astringent, Nervous Stimulant, Musculoskeletal Anti-Inflammatory, Musculoskeletal Circulatory Stimulant

Internal Depression and debility of function, Atonic dyspepsia in alcoholics, Delirium tremens (withdrawal), Colic with abdominal distension and flatulence, Congestion of sinuses with chills, General chilliness in the elderly, Atonic capillaries, Chronic hemorrhoids due to circulatory atony
External Cold feet, Psoriasis (improves circulation), OA and RA (if pain responds to heat), Toothache

Warnings & Interactions: 1A internal use, 2dA external use {Safety Chart}

This monograph does not intend to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or illness. It is always advisable to consult with your trusted Herbalist or healthcare professional prior to use.

. Find a complete list of references for this monograph and a review of its evidence based applications in “Naturopathic Botanical Medicine” by Dr. Anthony Godfrey, and Paul Richard Saunders with Kerry Barlow, Cindy Gilbert, Mathew Gowan and Fraser Smith.


Add Cayenne to your own custom botanical blend and build your own infusion.


Get 10% off your first order

Sign up now to be an exclusive member of our community for extra special perks.

Thank you for subscribing!