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CAYENNE PEPPER

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LATIN NAME: Capsicum Annuum

GENUS: Сapsicum

SPECIES: C. annuum

CULTIVAR: Cayenne

HEAT: Very hot

BOTANICAL INFORMATION: The perennial shrub is 20-120 cm high. The leaves are elliptical, smooth, and regular. The flowers are mostly white, yellow or purple. The fruit is a false berry of oblong shape. The thickness of the walls is 1-2 mm. The color is green, yellow (at the stage of ripeness), light orange, red and of darker shades (ripped).

CHEMICAL COMPOSITION

Cayenne pepper contains:

  • essential oil
  • alkaloids piperidine
  • havicin
  • capsaicin
  • vitamins A, C, group B
  • phosphorus
  • iron
  • calcium

 

 

CAYENNE PEPPER TINCTURES

Add 25 g of pepper to 200 ml of vodka and leave the tincture in the dark place for 14 days. Take 20 drops during the meal.

INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT PEPPERS

  • Birds are immune to the spice in hot peppers.
  • All peppers belong to the same species.
  • Cayenne is used in eastern and western traditions.
  • There's a hotness scale for peppers.
  • You can play pepper roulette.

“If you master only one herb in your life, master cayenne pepper. It is more powerful than any other.”

Dr. Schulze

*This article is for informational purposes only. We suggest consulting with a physician before using these or any other herbal supplements.