Cayenne - (Capsicum frutescens)

Calendula Herb

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.RCayenne is named for the city of Cayenne in French Guiana.

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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