Organic cayenne pepper adds heat to spicy dishes such as a chilli or curry. The cayenne pepper is a member of the capsicum family of vegetables, which are also known as chilli peppers.
Cayenne powder comes from cayenne fruits which are long thin pods native to Central America but are now an important crop in India, Pakistan, China, Argentina and USA. It is a rich source of Vitamin C and Vitamin A, antioxidants which help protect the body from free radicals generated during stress or disease. It is also high in niacin, pyridoxine (Vitamin B6), riboflavin and thiamin (Vitamin B1) and beneficial for digestion and circulation.