Organic Cayenne Powder 113 grams


Cayenne pepper (Capsicum annuum) is a therapeutic and nutritional power house.

  • increases circulation, in the cardiovascular system, musculo-skeltal system, and the digestive system, where it can assist in flushing out toxins
  • protects and promotes heart health in multiple ways (in fact cultures where cayenne is used liberally have lower rates of heart disease than cultures that do not)
  • its active constituent (capsaicin) causes the self-destruction of cancer cells
  • helps curtail inflammation
  • has antibacterial properties, making it a great defence against food-borne pathogens (food poisoning) and H. Pylori infection
  • is a source of magnesium and potassium
  • helps with insulin sensitivity
  • is thermogenic, meaning it increases metabolism, assists in burning fat and weight loss
  • topically it helps provide pain relief in joints, muscles, even neuropathy and some headaches (keep away from eyes) – try our Joint Care Pepper Rub

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Botanical Name: Capsicum annuum
Certified Organic
Origin: India / USA
Production: Cayenne peppers are a type of long, tapering, red-colored peppers with curved tips that grow in tropical and temperate locations, taking about 100 days to fully mature. The peppers are dried and ground, sometimes mixed with other peppers from the same family, to make the cayenne spice.
Qualities: Cayenne powder has a strong, spicy flavor and generally rates between 10,000 to 50,000 Scoville units. Our cayenne powder rates more mild at about Scoville Heat Units 19,000 to 25,000 SHU.
Cayenne has been used to stimulate blood circulation and reduce acidity in the body.
Common Use: The spicy kick of cayenne has been used in cuisines all around the world. It can add extra zest to a wide variety of recipes and should be added to taste, as it is quite spicy.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry, dark place in a sealed container.

Disclaimer: This information is for educational purposes only and has not been evaluated by the CFIA or FDA. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. This product has been packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and other potential allergens.

Additional information

Weight 0.121 kg
Dimensions 4 × 10 × 17 cm

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