Cayenne Pepper belongs to the Capsicum family and its botanical name is Capsicum Annuum. It is a blood-red chili pepper used to add flavor to food, but it also has high medicinal values. Cayenne contains vitamin E, vitamin C, vitamin K, carotenoids and the complete B complexes. It is also a source of organic calcium potassium, manganese and dietary fiber.
The health benefits of cayenne pepper include weight loss, digestion, immunity, heart diseases, dyspepsia, inflammation, headache, throat congestion, and blood circulation.