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Cayenne - Herbal Wisdom Wednesday

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Cayenne - Herbal Wisdom Wednesday

Cayenne (Capsicum annuum) is quite an extraordinary herb.  Not only is it a flavorful, spicy addition to a meal, it also contains tons of vitamins and has a myriad of medicinal uses both internally and applied externally.  Since August is the traditional time of harvest for this capital capsicum, we thought it was the perfect time to share its wonderful qualities with you! Description: Cayenne peppers (along with the related bell and jalapeño peppers) originated in Central and South America, though the name "Cayenne" comes from the capital city of Cayenne in French Guiana. It aids digestion, is anti-inflammatory, and...

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