Herbs Hands Healing
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Common Name Cayenne
Genus / Species Capsicum annuum
Part Used Fruit
Energetics Spicy, hot
Meridians Kidney, lung, spleen, stomach, heart
Active Constituents Phenols
Vanillylamides
Glycosides
Traces of galactose
Oleic resin
Carotene
Essential oils
Iron
Niacin
Vitamins A, B and C
Capsaicin
Medicinal Uses Digestive, strong stimulant
Cerebral stimulant
Increases circulation
Relieves throat pain
Cathartic
Diaphoretic
Tonic
Counter irritant