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Cayenne is a well know alternative treatment to aid with stimulating circulation. It has been used as a means of stimulating the thyroid, pineal and pituitary glands, as well as an effective treatment for fatigue, endurance, colds and flu, and to strengthen the heart beat. Cayenne sprinkled in your socks or gloves on a icy day is said to give added warmth. But with all these known uses of cayenne, the most important reason for taking this fruit remains a mystery to most people.
Capsicum fruit, which is better known as cayenne, has an even greater job when one is taking a regimen of herbal remedies. Without the aid of cayenne, other herbs may not be reaching the infected area as quickly as they should. It is a little known fact that chemical medications are made up to provide a carrier which will aid the needed medication in reaching the area of infection. In the world of alternative medicine cayenne provides the same action.
The main job of cayenne is to bring other agents to the troubled areas. The best way to test this is to take a hot cayenne the next time you take an herbal remedy for an infection. Become attuned to your body and you will feel the burning sensation as the cayenne arrives at the infected site. Although this may be uncomfortable for some, it can be a deciding factor in adding cayenne to your healing regimen of herbs. Cayenne works by chemically generating action in the other herbs you are taking to create waves of movement that move through out your body to the infection. If hot cayenne creates too much discomfort, the cool cayenne is just as effective as a carrier. To get the carrier action from cayenne is it only necessary to take one capsule each time you ingest other herbal remedies.