15 Reasons Why Cayenne Pepper Is Good For You

You might only know about this pepper’s use in the kitchen adding that needed kick to your master dish. But this spice can also kick your health in the right direction. The Cayenne Pepper contains a powerful compound that many people use in their cleansing, detoxifying, and dieting regimes. In fact, many societies, especially those of the Americas and China, have a history of using cayenne pepper therapeutically. Read on and see what this hot pepper can do for you!

Anti-Cold and Flu Agent


The compound Capsaicin found in Cayenne peppers have a direct effect in breaking up mucous in the body.  Once broken up, mucous is able to leave and relief from flu symptoms generally follows.

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