Cayenne pepper is powerful herb that has many health benefits. Cayenne is a home remedy that can stop constipation since it is effective in producing peristalsis action. It is also effective in helping you digest your food and to increases your blood circulation. You can use it regularly at every meal and when needed for constipation. Cayenne pepper is known to help thin the blood. So, it is good for improving blood circulation, but should not be taken if you are using blood thinner drugs.
The strength of cayenne pepper is determined by it Heat Units, HU. Its HU ranges from 5,000 heat units (HU) to 100,000 and even higher. In addition, cayenne when used with other herbs acts to make these herbs more effective and delivers these herbs throughout the body more efficiently. .
To stop constipation, start with one capsule of 40,000 HU and always take it after you eat. You will feel a hot or slight burning feeling in the upper stomach and that’s when you know its working. It’s a heart burn.feeling but, this burning sensation will pass as your body gets use to you using cayenne.
One thing, do not use cayenne seeds, since they are toxic. If you are pregnant or breast-feeding do not take cayenne supplements, Use cayenne only as directed on its container and only as capsules. Cayenne pepper also comes in powder and can be added to soups or to natural shampoos.
Aside from stopping constipation, cayenne has the ability to block the ulcer producing effect of NSAIDS. It also has shown to increase the body’s absorption of theopylline, a drug used to treat asthma.
Cayenne also has a cleansing effect. Have ever noticed when you eat it your nose starts running. Well, it just not your nose that runs, but this same effect occurs in your body. Mucus is released throughout you body and moved out though your elimination channels with the toxins that it contains.
Dick Quinn, in his book, Left for Dead, tells how Cayenne pepper saved his life after coronary bypass surgery failed to restore it. In this book, Shannon Quinn, say,
“One of the most effective stimulants, mostly, cayenne targets the digestive and the circulatory system. Cayenne regulates blood pressure, strengthens the pulse, feeds the heart, lowers cholesterol, and thins the blood. It cleanses the circulatory system, heals ulcers, stops hemorrhaging, speeds healing of wounds, rebuilds damaged tissue, eases congestion, …stops the spread of infection and numbs pain.”
Since cayenne pepper is an herb and is used as a spice, you can also add cayenne pepper into other foods. Add cayenne to soups, salads, and other foods you like.
In soups or salads break open a cayenne capsule and mix it in. You can add 1 – 2 capsules, but first start with 1/4 or 1/2 capsule so you can get use to the hot taste.
Use this constipation home remedy and you will see results. It definitely has the power to stop constipation and keep you regular and has many other benefits, especially for your heart.