Did you know that you can alleviate different pains using cayenne pepper? Learn how to make a balm which will save you from various pains.
We have ensured you many times by now that natural medicines made from easily available foods are more than effective. One of these drugs is a salve made from cayenne pepper. This ointment will help you quickly and effectively get rid of the pains affecting you.
The main ingredient of this ointment is cayenne pepper, which is known to protect health’s heart, strengthens the immunity and it can even stop bleeding.
Due to the active ingredient, called capsaicin, cayenne pepper is good for getting rid of all kinds of pains, and acts on the nervous system. The substance P is a neurotransmitter that emits information which we known as pain. Capsaicin blocks the substance P and thereby blocks pain.
This ointment can stop headache, pain caused by arthritis, bruises.
– 1/2 a cup of olive oil
– 2 tablespoons of ground cayenne pepper
– 15 grams of bees wax
Heat the olive oil together with the cayenne pepper in a pot (on steam) just enough so the oil is hot. Turn off the oven and leave the mixture to stand still for about 20 minutes, then again re-heat the oil and repeat the procedure again. Then strain the oil through thick gauze and leave it aside. Heat the wax in a bowl until completely melted, and then add the oil in it and stir well. Pour the resulting ointment into a glass jar and allow it to harden.
Way of use:
Use the ointment when you feel pain in the muscles and joints, regardless of the cause of the pain. Avoid applying it on any open wounds because it will cause pain. Once you apply the ointment on the sore spot, wash your hands well and make sure you do not touch your eyes.