Cayenne (Capsicum frutescens)
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Americans are riding a heat wave. Not left over from the summer's blistering sun, but from cayenne, the hot-selling hot pepper supplement. Also simply called red pepper, cayenne (Capsicum annuum or C. frutescens) is closely related to other notorious hot fellas, such as jalapeno, habafiero and tabasco peppers, as well as to their more mild-mannered cousins--paprika, pimento and bell peppers.
These days, however, cayenne is used more medicinally than to spice up foods. That's not new. South and Central American Indians appreciated the medicinal uses of cayenne 9,000 years ago.
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Capsicum, or cayenne red pepper, has many characteristics which are directly derived from its source. If you can imagine the effects of red hot chile peppers on your skin, mucous membranes, and circulation you will have a very good idea of the superficial effects of this remedy and some insight into the mental state as well.