When asked what cayenne can be used for to improve the body's health, the most common answer I've gotten is that it is great for the metabolism. For the most part, if you know about cayenne, you know that cayenne boosts metabolism. It also suppresses the appetite. While it can be taken in capsule form, other research has shown that eating it with food--actually tasting it, is most beneficial for weight loss.Tasting it also resulted in fewer food cravings.
If that we're all cayenne we're good at other than spicing up our food, cayenne would be a pretty amazing pepper.
Cayenne can do much more. The amount of ailments that cayenne can do is staggering. It's not just cayenne. Any hot pepper has these properties. Capsaicin is how cayenne gets its magic.
Diabetes wreaks havoc on the circulatory system. Neuropathy and tissue death of the extremities may result. Current research suggests capsaicin encourages regeneration of damaged nerves and improves circulation, which helps prevent infections such as foot ulcers that may lead to complications and subsequent amputations.
Animal trials of capsaicin injections (for animals with Type 1 diabetes) show decreases in blood sugar levels, restoration of normal insulin, and when neuropeptides are added, an elimination of symptoms for several months.
Multiple clinical studies in conducted in Japan, England, and the United States has shown capsaicin forces cancer cells to self-terminate. Ingest regularly and also, for skin cancer, apply topically. Along with a detox, a healthy diet full of fresh organic raw produce and a few other natural cancer cures, cancer is rarely something that anyone need fear. Check out our issue that we dedicated tonatural cancer remediesfor more information.
Headaches & Migraines
Cayenne tea in the morning (or cayenne in any food) can prevent headaches, including migraines. But if you need to get rid of an existing migraine, or you need to stop one that is just getting started, snorting cayenne, while "hardcore" and not for the faint of heart, is one of the few migraines remedies that has been shown to provide immediate relief for most people.
Circulation - Cardiovascular
Cayenne helps arteries, veins, and capillaries regain elasticity. It also helps regulate the flow of blood in the whole body from head to feet. Cayenne strengthens the pulse and boosts the overall health of the entire cardiovascular system. For increased energy, better detoxification, reduction of cold hands and feet, and to promote overall healing, better blood circulation is a requirement.
Heart Attack & Stroke
Aheaping tablespoon of cayenne tincture (or extract) in a glass of warm water, or 10 dropperfuls (half oz.) isthe treatment/dosage needed for someone having a heart attack or a stroke. If drinking a glass of fluid is not possible, apply cayenne drops directly into the mouth. This is where a more powerful extract like habanero could come in handy. The higher Scoville units of around 100,000 to 400,000 are ideal.
It's best to know if the person suffering is on blood thinning medications before using cayenne, but with a very serious stroke or a heart attack, it really is worth the risk. See below for precautions to be aware of.
For anyone with heart conditions or at risk for a stroke, we recommend you always haveShillington's Heart Formula. Keep it with you at all times in case of an emergency, and take two dropperfuls three times a day.
Cayenne can do so much more than the aforementioned. But it also has a few drawbacks and some warnings to heed. Read Cayenne and Capsaicin, Natures Miracle Medicine for more information.
About the author:
Michael Edwards is the founder, owner, editor-in-chief, and janitor for Organic Lifestyle Magazine and Green Lifestyle Market. At age 17, Michael weighed more than 360 pounds. He suffered from ADHD, allergies, frequent bouts of illness, and chronic, debilitating insomnia.
Conventional medicine wasn't working. While he restored his health through alternative medicine he studied natural health and became immersed in it.