The health benefits of cayenne pepper range from treating skin conditions to relieving internal irritation. It’s an active ingredient in pain-relieving creams to treat shingles and can also help with digestive pain.
Growing herbs at home allows readers to take an active role in their own health care. And, with "Grow It, Heal It" by Christopher Hobbs and Leslie Gardner, it's easy to grow an instant herbal remedy in a simple windowsill, container, or small space.
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Full sun, hot weather and a long growing season is necessary in order reap the health benefits of cayenne pepper.
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