The cayenne pepper, also known as the Guinea spice, cow-horn pepper, red pepper, red hot chili pepper, aleva, bird pepper, is a cultivar of Capsicum annuum related to bell peppers, jalapeños, paprika, and others. The Capsicum genus is in the nightshade family (Solanaceae). It is a hot chili pepper used to flavor dishes.
It is named for the city of Cayenne in French Guiana.Cayenne pepper, by weight, is relatively high in vitamin A. It also contains vitamin B6, vitamin E, vitamin C, riboflavin, potassium, and manganese.Cayenne pepper consumption dilates the blood vessels and speeds the metabolism due to the high amounts of capsaicin.
With the consumption of cayenne peppers, the amount of heat the human body puts off is influenced. In animal studies, capsaicin has the ability to boost metabolism, which in turn causes weight loss. This increases circulation and blood flow to all major organs, facilitating oxygen and nutrient delivery.
Capsaicin may support a healthy energy balance while suppressing appetite. Capsaicin has been shown to increase energy expenditure, so acts as a metabolism booster and is beneficial in long-term weight loss.
Cayenne pepper is also claimed to be an aphrodisiac because it contains capsaicin. It has also been shown to regulate high blood pressure, promote healthy liver function and tissue production, help regulate the digestive system and promote healthy mucus production in the membranes that line internal organs.
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