4 ounces cayenne powder. Really HOT.
According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, Kombucha Hydrosol flavor is sour and bitter and its nature is warm. It enters the Liver and Stomach channels, and functions to scatters stasis, stops bleeding, resolves toxins, and kills parasites.
Dr. Christopher and later Richard Schultz report that the cayenne pepper benefit both the heart and the health of the entire circulatory system. Dr. Christopher, after extensive experience, believed that cayenne pepper delivers vital nutrients directly to the heart within seconds of proper use. He utilized the stimulating effects of cayenne to restore proper function to the heart in heart attack cases.
Clinical and anecdotal evidence strongly suggests that cayenne pepper can be utilized to carry other substances, such as herbs and other nutrients, into the bloodstream - and sometimes within seconds. Extensive clinical studies conducted with cayenne pepper and Ginko Biloba demonstrate that Ginko is 75% more effective when used with cayenne.
In order to maximize the benefits associated with cayenne pepper, a high quality product must be used, with a true rating of between 90,000 and 150,000 HU (heat units). Ours is 160,000 !
Although it's convenient to use capsules, the full benefit cannot be achieved and actually may damage the stomach and cause reaction. A tincture or a powder ( added to water ) should be used. A full strength dose is one teaspoon of powder mixed into a glass of warm water. Despite the initial discomfort, it is critical that the cayenne come in contact with the tongue as the cayenne acts as a metabolic catalyst.
Just a spoonful a day. Add a spoonful to a water bottle and sip all day. May be used alone or in any various combinations with flavorful vinegars, healthy edible oils, or honeys. to create your own "elixir”. Freely add to soups, salads, potatoes and rice, on meats, poultry and pasta, to truly enhance food in a healthy and creative flair. It is an excellent substitute for alcohol for home-herbalist who do not wish to use alcohol either as an extractant or a preservative. We produce two types of Pure Distilled Kombucha Mushroom
Pure Kombucha Mushroom Cayenne is well suited for for DEFICIENCY conditions. Cayenne focuses on the Spleen's energy and to break through stagnations arising from a deficiency. Symptoms include: Deficiency of energy and lowered body resistance. Emaciation, listlessness, lassitude, shortness of breath, pallor, insomnia, poor memory, spontaneous and night sweating, nocturnal enuresis, alleviated by pressure, feel better after a bowel movement.
We use 160,000 HU pure cayenne. That's is really hot (but not the hottest on the market). By comparison Tabasco Sauce (good stuff) is about 40,000 HU. You can make Cool Cayenne by adding 1 part peppermint or ginger to 1 part Cayenne. Cayenne's only side effects are nausea and vomiting if you take too much cayenne before you build up a tolerance to it. The way that you build tolerance to cayenne is to start with a 1/4 teaspoon cayenne in water 3x a day, next day 1/2 teaspoon of cayenne, and so on until you are up to 1 teaspoon of cayenne in water 3x a day, with meals. If you are sensitive to cayenne, just take it slower, 2 days at 1/4 teaspoon, and so on. If you feel some nausea coming on, just take a little ginger or peppermint as an antidote and that stops it. Milk or yogurt will quickly cool the burn.
Fresh Ginger according o TCM is hot and pungent its function is to 1. Warms the center and expels cold: Used to treat chest and abdominal pain and distention, and vomiting or diarrhea due to interior cold blocking the middle associated with deficiency or excess. 2. Restores Yang: Used to treat cold limbs and extreme weakness associated with devastated yang. 3. Warms the lungs and transforms phlegm: Used to treat cold Phlegm coughing and panting. 4. Unblocks the channels and stops bleeding: Used to treat bleeding associated with cold obstructing the channels.
Peppermint according o TCM Releases the exterior, disperse Wind-Heat: Used to treat flu and colds causing fever, headache, and cough, sore throat, and red eyes. Vents rashes: used in the early stages of rashes with dormant papules such as measles. Smoothes the Liver qi: Used to treat constrained Liver qi with pressure or fullness in the chest or flanks, depression or angers easily, and menstrual irregularities including dysmenorrhea.
Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) Used for cerebral insufficiency, circulatory complaints (including Raynauds disease), allergic inflammatory response, varicose veins, asthma, failing memory, arteriosclerosis, hypertension, hay fever, sinusitis, tinnitus, angina, intermittent claudication, ischemic stroke, Alzheimers disease, depression, Parkinsons disease, erection problems. Circulatory stimulant/tonic, anti-asthmatic, anti-spasmodic, anti-allergenic, anti-inflammatory, treats vascular disturbances of inner ear, normalizes neurotransmitter concentrations in brain.
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