This pepper is extremely popular in South Louisiana. Our Cayenne is made with ground hot chilies of varying heat levels and of the finest quality.
Cayenne pepper gets its name from the city of Cayenne in French Guiana. It is known to have originated in Central and South Americas, and was initially used as decoration – and this was much before people realized its importance as a culinary spice and medicine.
Is Cayenne Pepper Good For You?
Capsaicin, and capsaicin only. Okay, at least most of the time. This compound in cayenne pepper that renders it its hot and spicy flavor is responsible for all that is good and glorious about cayenne pepper. And then, there are other nutrients like vitamins A and C, which contribute to most of the ways this spice can do good to you.
Some of the important nutrients in cayenne pepper are vitamins C, B6, E, potassium, manganese, and flavonoids.
What Are The Benefits Of Cayenne Pepper?
The Capsaicin in cayenne pepper offers varied benefits. It boosts metabolism and heart health, and even clears congestion. Cayenne pepper is also known to relieve joint pains and other inflammatory conditions. The spice does good to skin and hair as well.
Serving Size 1/4 teaspoon (.6g)
Servings Per Container 160
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrate 0g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs: