Cayenne Pepper
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Cayenne Health Benefits and Optimal Dosage For Best Results

Warning for Diabetics
Posted by John (Panama City, FL) on 01/20/2008
5 out of 5 stars

Someone offered this advice to hunters (and anyone else looking to keep their feet warm): sprinkle cayenne in your socks. It DOES work. However, DIABETICS BE WARNED: you should be careful using any topical treatment which provides heat, be it medicinal or homeopathic (this includes cayenne, IcyHot or similar items, electric heating pads, etc.). Because diabetics often suffer from poor circulation and skin issues, using such items can produce burning, and since diabetics often do not heal as quickly, this can become a serious medical issue.