Cayenne pepper is a red-colored chili pepper. It is used for medicinal purposes and for flavoring various recipes as well. The most important constituent of cayenne pepper is capsaicin. Other than this, the other constituents that are present in small quantities, but are equally important, are carotenoids, and traces of vitamin C and vitamin E. The rest of the article discusses the supplemental form of cayenne pepper, its benefits and side effects.
» The most important use of cayenne pepper is for weight loss. The capsaicin content in cayenne pepper diet pills improves the metabolic rate of the body and reduces the appetite, which eventually leads to weight loss.
» The capsaicin content in cayenne pepper diet pills helps prevent blood disorders and maintains normal blood pressure in the body by providing essential nutrients to the cells of veins, arteries and capillaries.
» Regular and sufficient intake of these pills help in cleaning the arteries and reduce the level of cholesterol in the body.
» Another widely known benefit of cayenne pepper diet pills is that they prevent the growth of cancer cells and even help in killing the existing ones, especially in the lungs and the prostate.
» Cayenne pepper has been observed to reduce the symptoms of dyspepsia in many patients.
» This stuff is known to repair those cells of the stomach and intestine that are worn out, aiding in the absorption of nutrients and elimination of waste, thus proving very beneficial to the digestive system.
The Side Effects...
Cayenne pepper is hot and spicy, and therefore many people may be allergic to it. Allergies such as rashes on the skin, mild or severe dizziness, swelling coupled with itchiness in the throat, and the tongue area, are likely to be observed. In some cases, breathing problem is also observed.
Some people suffer from abdominal pain after consuming these pills. The hot and spicy nature of cayenne pepper may be the probable cause for this.
Excess consumption can lead to kidney or liver damage. People already suffering from any related ailment should avoid these pills.
Other Side Effects
- Bleeding from any part of the body
- Dark-colored urine
- Yellowing of the eyes
- Runny nose
- Watery eyes
Disclaimer: The information provided in this article is solely for educating the reader. It is not intended to be a substitute for the advice of a medical expert.