The Herbal Use of Capsicum

The Herbal UseofCapsicum

Capsicum is the word given to a component found among peppers such as cayenne, paprika, and bell peppers.  While we mostly associate these are culinary ingredients, capsicum is extracted and utilized by herbalists as well.  The benefits of capsicum can certainly be found in culinary preparations as well.  Capsicum is also found extracted and used in topical preparations such as this recipe for Capsicum Peppermint ointment from Vintage Remedies.

Traditional Uses Among Herbalists for Capsicum:

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Neuropathy
  • Blood Pressure Regulation
  • Circulatory Disorders
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Cold Extremities
  • Immune Support
  • Sore Throats
  • Sinus Infection
  • Heart Conditions
  • Bowel Regulation
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Muscle Pain
  • Arthritis

TriLight’s Use of Capsicum

We use capsicum in NR Glow and Flew Away.

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Use of capsicum is contraindicated among those who do not tolerate nightshades.  It should also be avoided among pregnant women as it may cause uterine stimulation.  Avoid contact with eyes, mucous membranes, sensitive skin, and open wounds when using capsicum.  

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