Love your heart with cayenne pepper
One of my best friends came over for a visit the other day and told me that she is a little frightened about the condition of her heart health. At 26, I know all too well how scary and overwhelming it is to be told that your body is giving you an ultimatum: change your ways or it’s going to start seriously acting out on you. I also know all too well that the best way to treat an ultimatum like this is to take control of the situation and make the changes that necessary to reverse the condition. After my friend left I got busy searching for natural treatments for her and the one strong common denominator from all of my sources was cayenne pepper.
When it comes to cardiovascular health, there’s not much that can top cayenne pepper’s highly coveted claims. It can stop heart attacks, nourish the heart with vital nutrients, remove plaque from the arteries, improve circulation, rebuild blood cells, lower cholesterol, emulsify triglycerides, remove toxins from the bloodstream and improve overall heart health.
Cayenne pepper is an instant blood flow stimulant, enabling it to promote blood circulation and carry other nutrients to cells more efficiently. This also causes it to enhance digestion, as well as absorption.
What’s is cayenne?
Cayenne pepper powder comes from red hot chilli peppers. The fruit or body of the peppers are dried then ground down, pulped and baked into cakes, which are then sifted to make the spice known as cayenne pepper.
Cayenne pepper is made up of about 26 different nutrients including zinc, selenium, calcium and magnesium. It also contains vitamins such as vitamin A and vitamin C.
Here are a few reasons to consume cayenne pepper
• Strengthens the heart, even stops heart attacks in progress
• Increases blood flow and cleans arterial wall plaque while rebuilding red blood cells
• Aids digestion, even helps eliminate ulcers
• Stimulates the liver and helps heal the gall bladder
• Kills prostate cancer cells and shrinks tumours
• Anti inflammatory and eases arthritis
• Shrinks hemorrhoids
• Topical application on open wounds stops bleeding
• Emulsifies triglycerides
• Anti fungal, promotes waste elimination
Use cayenne to stop a heart attack
This little nugget of information is so important. Famed herbalist Dr. John Christopher, N.D. speaks from personal experience about how he has used cayenne pepper to save his patients from heart attack.
“In 35 years of practice, and working with the people and teaching, I have never on house calls lost one heart attack patient and the reason is, whenever I go in – if they are still breathing – I pour down them a cup of cayenne tea (a teaspoon of cayenne in a cup of hot water, and within minutes they are up and around).”
If the person is unconscious then the recommendation is to use a cayenne tincture or extract of at least 90,000 H.U. (heat units), and put a couple of full droppers underneath their tongue full strength.
Buying and consuming cayenne
Always buy organic cayenne pepper, as the conventional product is highly sprayed and contaminated with toxins.
You can add cayenne pepper to your salad dressings, soups, stir-fries, curry dishes, and pretty much all lentil, wholegrain and vegetable dishes. You can also add a teaspoon of it to a glass of water to create a daily tonic.
Expand your smarts
If you want to read up more about how to naturally heal your heart, and more about the benefits of cayenne pepper be sure to hunt down a copy of the book Left For Dead by Richard Quinn.
Are you a fan of cayenne? How do you use this spice?
Positive affirmation for the day: I trust my intuition.
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