Indians were using this vegetable as a food and medicine before about 9000 years ago. Chilies belong to the nightshade family, as well as tomatoes, potatoes, and eggplants. They originate from America.
Cayenne pepper is a plant that should be in everyone’s medicine cabinet as a part of the emergency first aid. The research reveals that cayenne pepper has many other exceptional health and medicinal benefits, including the prevention of heart attack, cold, and prevent bleeding.
However, this article focuses on how to use the Cayenne and stop internal and external bleeding in emergency situations.
How to Use Cayenne for external wounds:
By the time you count to ten, heavy bleeding should stop completely after putting cayenne pepper.
Take a little hot pepper powder and put directly into the bleeding cut or laceration. The bleeding should stop within 10-15 seconds. Cayenne tincture should be reserved for small cuts and scrapes.
If it is a larger wound, take a teaspoon of red pepper powder, dispersed in a glass of warm water and drink it quickly.
Cayenne is a powerful styptic (a substance able to stop the bleeding when applied to the wound.) It does a quick equalization of blood pressure and blood clotting starts. Not only to stop bleeding quickly, it also disinfects the cut, so you don’t need to worry about infections.
Dr. Schulze strongly proclaims that red pepper is number one when it comes to first aid! It should be used whenever there is a problem with blood – blood loss, illness clots. There are vitamins in red pepper that can destroy bacteria and increase the immune system.
Cayenne also contains vitamins A and C, and carotenoids, and plenty of antioxidants.