Cayenne Pepper Powder

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Cayenne powder is a versatile and potent addition to various culinary, health, and beauty applications. Its numerous health benefits, combined with its ability to add heat and flavour to dishes. July special 15% off . . . read more

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Cayenne powder, made from dried and ground cayenne peppers, is a potent spice known for its health benefits and culinary uses. 

Health and Wellness Uses

  1. Metabolism Boost:

    • Increases Metabolic Rate: Capsaicin, the active component, can help increase metabolic rate and promote fat burning.
    • Weight Loss: Supports weight loss efforts by enhancing calorie expenditure.
  2. Pain Relief:

    • Topical Pain Relief: Used in creams and ointments to relieve muscle and joint pain.
    • Reduces Inflammation: Helps reduce inflammation and pain associated with conditions like arthritis.
  3. Digestive Health:

    • Stimulates Digestion: Promotes the secretion of digestive enzymes and gastric juices.
    • Anti-Bloating: Helps reduce gas and bloating.
  4. Heart Health:

    • Improves Circulation: Enhances blood flow and reduces the risk of blood clots.
    • Lowers Blood Pressure: May help lower blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels.
  5. Immune Support:

    • Rich in Vitamins: Contains vitamins A, C, and E, which support the immune system.
    • Antimicrobial Properties: Helps fight infections and supports overall immune health.
  6. Detoxification:

    • Supports Detox: Stimulates circulation and increases sweating, aiding in detoxification.

Culinary Uses

  1. Spice for Dishes:

    • Flavour Enhancer: Adds heat and flavour to a wide variety of dishes, including soups, stews, sauces, and marinades.
    • Seasoning: Used to season meats, vegetables, and seafood.
  2. Condiments and Sauces:

    • Hot Sauces: A key ingredient in many hot sauces and spicy condiments.
    • Chili Powder: Mixed with other spices to create chili powder blends.
  3. Beverages:

    • Spicy Drinks: Added to beverages like spicy hot chocolate or detox drinks for a kick.
  4. Snacks:

    • Popcorn: Sprinkled on popcorn for a spicy snack.
    • Nuts and Seeds: Used to season roasted nuts and seeds.

Skincare and Beauty Uses

  1. Topical Applications:
    • Pain Relief Creams: Incorporated into creams and ointments for its pain-relieving properties.
    • Massage Oils: Used in massage oils to stimulate circulation and reduce muscle soreness.

Practical Uses

  1. Natural Remedies:
    • Cough and Cold Relief: Used in home remedies for colds and coughs.
    • Digestive Aid: Consumed in small amounts to aid digestion and reduce bloating.


  1. Spicy Chili:

    • Ingredients: 1 lb ground beef, 1 onion (chopped), 1 bell pepper (chopped), 2 cans diced tomatoes, 1 can kidney beans, 2 tablespoons chili powder, 1 teaspoon cayenne powder, salt and pepper to taste.
    • Instructions: Brown the beef with onion and bell pepper. Add tomatoes, beans, and spices. Simmer for 30 minutes. Serve hot.
  2. Cayenne Lemon Detox Drink:

    • Ingredients: 1 glass warm water, juice of 1 lemon, 1/4 teaspoon cayenne powder, 1 teaspoon honey.
    • Instructions: Mix all ingredients and drink in the morning to kickstart your metabolism.
  3. Spicy Roasted Nuts:

    • Ingredients: 2 cups mixed nuts, 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1 teaspoon cayenne powder, 1 teaspoon salt.
    • Instructions: Toss nuts with olive oil and spices. Roast at 175°C for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Cayenne Pain Relief Cream:

    • Ingredients: 1/4 cup coconut oil, 2 tablespoons beeswax, 1 teaspoon cayenne powder.
    • Instructions: Melt coconut oil and beeswax. Stir in cayenne powder. Let cool and apply to sore areas.  

**  Around 35,000 SHU (Scoville Heat Units).

Place of Origin


Botanical Name

Capsicum annuum




100% Cayenne Pepper.
No preservatives, artificial colours, sweeteners or flavours.
Gluten free, dairy free and no added sugar.

Nutrition Facts

Average per 100g/serve
Energy 1330kj
Protein 12g
Fat, Total 3.3g
Carbohydrate 56.6g
- Sugars 10.3g
Sodium 30mg
Fibre 27.2g

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