Cayenne, also called Capsicum, Hot Pepper, and Red Pepper, looks like a typical pepper plant. It's a perennial herb and grows to about 2-4 feet. Plant it in a warm, moist soil in a sunny location.
There are many ways to enjoy cayenne. Add it to meat sauces, fish, vegetable dishes and soup.
Since Cayenne is a very hot pepper you might want to let it simmer for a while before you blend it with other flavors.
Part used: Fruits.
Don't use if you have gastrointestinal problems, or if you are prone to over-heating or acidity of the stomach. Cayenne is also irritating to the eyes and to tender skin.
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