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Kool-Mint Cayenne, 90 caps
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Cayenne is a 40,000 heat unit hot pepper grown in India or China. Kool-Mint Cayenne is a buffered formula that helps to reduce the usual burning feeling in the stomach caused by Cayenne. Peppermint is a potent cooling herb that helps to counteract the hot pepper. Guar Gum is a natural fiber which helps blend in the hot cayenne.
Most common oral use may be to treat digestive complaints such as colic, gas, indigestion and poor appetite. Chemicals in capsicum have been shown to increase not only the amount of acid the stomach produces, but also the blood flow in the lining of the stomach and intestines. Both these effects may improve digestion.
In folk medicine, oral capsicum has been used for relieving colds, fever and headaches. Because it causes the eyes and nose to run, it may indeed help to relieve congestion and associated headaches. Recently, several studies in animals and a few studies in humans show that taking capsicum by mouth may increase the body's production of heat and energy for about a half hour after it is taken or eaten.
Capsaicin, the active ingredient in Cayenne drives prostate cancer cells to kill themselves, according to studies published in the March 15th issue of Cancer Research. According to a team of researchers from the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, in collaboration with colleagues from UCLA, the pepper component caused human prostate cancer cells to undergo programmed cell death or apoptosis.
Suggested Use: As an herbal dietary supplement, take 1 capsule 1-2 times daily with liquid after meals.