Cayenne pepper is a powerful, spicy little pepper that offers many health benefits. It can stimulate your body’s circulation and reduce acidity. Homemade Cayenne pepper powder is technically a 100% chili powder, and that’s a whole lot more than what you typically get from a traditional bottle of chili powder. Traditional bottle of chili powder is often a mix of chili powder along with other spices, to deliver varying levels of heat in an assortment of sizes, shapes, colors, flavors, aromas, and potencies.
Cayenne pepper has a hot and spicy taste due to a substance is known as capsaicin. Capsaicin found in the cayenne powder is thought to have pain relieving qualities and has been used orally and topically for many medicinal purposes. Cayenne pepper benefits are numerous and effective. It’s used to help digestion, including heal upset stomach, slow intestinal gas, stop stomach pain, stop diarrhea and as a natural remedy for cramps. It’s also used for conditions of the heart and blood vessels, including to improve poor circulation, reverse excessive blood clotting, lower high cholesterol and prevent heart disease.
When you ran out of Chili Powder, try this recipe to create hot Cayenne Pepper Powder. All you need is a dried Cayenne hot Peppers. Grow them by yourself and dry them, or buy them at the local healthy food store.
Preparing Cayenne Pepper Powder at home is really simple. Just put the desired amount of dry chili peppers without removing seeds in your blender and turn it on. There you have it. You are ready to give spice taste of your vegetarian or meat dishes.