Spp. Capsicum annuum
Spicy and Hot. Circulatory stimulant, expectorant, astringent, hemostatic, alterative, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory.
Chili pepper flakes are usually the whole form of cayenne pepper. Chili flakes are a pure, clean hot to add to a dish as well. It has been used to warm the body, stimulate blood circulation, and decongest the lungs and sinuses. Traditionally, it has been used to help slow bleeding, and as a minor pain reliever when used topically.