Cayenne pepper

Scientific Name

Capsicum annuum


Overview

Many may recognize this pepper from cooking, as it is often referred to as chili or hot pepper.  It has antioxidant effects and aids in digestion, proper circulation, and lowers cholesterol and blood fat levels.  It can also relieve pain.  Some people have developed ulcers when consumed in high doses.


Function


Forms Available


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Sources in the Diet


Challenges Presented


Watson Products


Sources

  1. [0] – The New Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals, Supplements, and Herbs