Spp. Capsicum frutescens
Spicy and hot. Circulatory stimulant, expectorant, astringent, hemostatic, alterative, antioxidant, anti inflammatory. Cayenne is a pure, clean hot to add to a dish. Most people have experienced the heating sensations of cayenne, so it may come as no surprise that it has been used to warm the body, stimulate blood circulation, and to decongest the lungs and sinuses. Traditionally, it has been used to help slow bleeding, and as a minor pain reliever when used topically.
Choose between powdered cayenne, or whole chili flakes.