Not just a spicy flavouring, potent HerbalFactors Cayenne is a very useful stimulant, regulating blood flow and helpful to the cardiovascular system. The active ingredient, capsaicin, improves circulation, and may lower blood cholesterol and triglycerides levels. It also stimulates secretion of digestive juices improving digestion.
Uses & Benefits
- Stimulates peripheral circulation
- Enhances blood flow helping with cardiovascular health
- Stimulates digestion
- Reduces intestinal gas
|Each capsule contains:
|Cayenne Powder (Capsicum annuum) (fruit)
|*42,000 SHU (Scoville Heat Units)
Gelatin capsule (gelatin, purified water).
Traditionally used in herbal medicine to help support peripheral circulation and to aid digestion.
Cayenne or Capsicum spp (Capsicum frutescens and Capsicum annum) is a very useful stimulant, regulating blood flow and helpful to the cardiovascular system. Cayenne may reduce blood cholesterol and triglyceride levels and platelet aggregation.
Cayenne has traditionally "been used for colic, flatulent dyspepsia, laryngitis (as a gargle), insufficiency of peripheral circulation, and externally for neuralgia including rheumatic pains and unbroken chilblains (as a lotion/ointment)" neuralgia and rheumatic pains. When taken with meals, cayenne stimulates secretion of digestive juices thus aiding digestion.
In herbal combinations, cayenne works as a catalyst increasing the effectiveness of other herbs.
Recommended Adult Dose: 1 capsule daily or as directed by a health care practitioner.
Keep out of the reach of children. If overdose or accidental ingestion occurs, call a Poison Control Centre immediately. Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you have stomach ulcers or inflammation, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Contains no artificial colours, preservatives, or sweeteners; no dairy, starch, sugar, wheat, gluten, yeast, soy, corn, egg, fish, shellfish, salt, tree nuts, or GMOs.