It’s no secret that we’re big fans of cayenne pepper and its healing properties. Yippee Cayenne is centered on this little pepper’s soothing effects on sore throats and we’ve experienced its power firsthand.
We have focused our product on soothing sore throats, but that’s not the only natural remedy that uses cayenne pepper. To show you just how useful cayenne pepper can be for your aches and discomforts, we’ve put together this list of cayenne pepper remedies for your use. Enjoy!
Apple Cider Vinegar Brew
Whether you’re sick or dealing with allergies, sinus pressure can make you miserable. This apple cider vinegar brew will help you get rid of the fog in your head and replenish any fluids you’ve lost. The cayenne pepper will help soothe your discomfort and clear your sinuses and the vinegar will give your immune system a boost to keep fighting! Follow this recipe to make the brew:
¼ cup water
¼ cup unfiltered apple cider vinegar
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 wedge lemon
- Bring water to a boil.
- Combine hot water and apple cider vinegar in a small glass or mug.
- Add honey and cayenne pepper. Stir well. Top off with a squeeze of lemon.
- Take a deep breath of the mixture, and start drinking.
Cayenne Pepper Liniment and Oil
Cayenne pepper can soothe pains externally as well. If you have a sprain, sore muscles, or arthritic or rheumatic pain, make this liniment and apply it to the pained area. This oil can also be applied to a pained area or used as a massage oil to soothe tense muscles.
Homemade Cayenne Pepper Liniment
1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
1 pint apple cider vinegar
1. Add cayenne to apple cider vinegar.
2. Boil gently for 10 minutes.
3. Pour unstrained contents into a bottle and use externally as needed.
Homemade Cayenne Pepper Oil
½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 cup warm natural plant oil, such as grapeseed or olive oil
- Add cayenne pepper to oil.
- Mix well and apply to painful areas.
If you’ve got a tooth that’s causing problems and you can’t immediately get to a dentist, use cayenne pepper as a mouthwash or apply cayenne directly to the painful tooth to ease the pain.
Whether you’re dealing with a migraine or a hangover, cayenne pepper can help with your head pain. Simply mix ⅛ – 1 full teaspoon (depending on how much you can handle) of cayenne pepper into hot water or tea and drink it down.
Do you use any cayenne pepper remedies? Tell us in the comments!