Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Cayenne Pepper and Lemon Juice Cleanse

Cayenne pepper, maple syrup and lemon juice drink can help to get rid of the toxins from the body  

Cayenne pepper is a spice which is hot. It is grown across the world and is available round the year. It is used in a variety of cuisines. It is highly nutritious as it contains vitamin A and beta-carotenes. It is also an excellent anti-oxidant. It has an active ingredient called capsaicin which can help to ease the pain due to arthritis. It can also be used to treat gastrointestinal disorders. 

   Cayenne Pepper
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Cayenne Pepper Inflammation

Arthritis is an inflammatory disorder which destroys the tissues. The antioxidant properties of cayenne pepper help to reduce inflammation of the joints reducing the pain. 

It also helps to reduce the inflammation due to psoriasis. But it cannot get rid of the disease as it is chronic.

According to Maryland Medical Center, ointments and creams made from capsaicin can help to relieve pain due to arthritis, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia. It can also help to reduce lower back pain.


Cayenne pepper can help to get rid of constipation. It can be taken in the form of powder or capsules. 

Blood Pressure 

Cayenne pepper can help to bring down blood pressure. Take a glass of warm water and add a tsp of powdered cayenne pepper. Drink this concoction every day. It will help to bring down your blood pressure in about a month. 

Cayenne Pepper and Lemon Juice Cleanse

A combination of cayenne pepper, lemon juice, and maple syrup will help to cleanse the body and remove all the toxins. It will also promote weight loss. The active ingredient of cayenne pepper, capsaicin is mainly responsible for the detox. 

The ingredients to be used for the detox are

4 tbsp of lemon juice 
4 tbsp of natural maple syrup
¼ tsp of cayenne pepper
250 ml of mineral water

Taking 6-8 glasses of this detox drink every day will help to improve your metabolic rate and improve digestion. 

The drink will boost your energy levels. The drink will help to 

Reduce weight 
                                                                                                     Reduce chronic pain due to due to arthritis

Reduce headache and toothache

It will also help to get rid of sore throat and improve blood circulation 

It is not advisable to follow this diet for more than two days at a stretch. 

These are some of the health benefits of cayenne pepper and lemon juice. 

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