Cayenne pepper in carrier oil

Cayenne pepper in carrier oil

Cayenne pepper has capsaicin that makes it not only spicy also one of the desirable pain reliever. Cayenne pepper is traditionally  used for treating migraine, blood circulation problems, join pain and muscle ache. Capsaicin is responsible for its health benefits. One has to be cautious while using cayenne pepper as excessive application can lead to skin irritation and burning.



1.       Oil – coconut, mustard, sesame or olive oil 100 ml

2.       Cayenne pepper – 1 Tbsp. (use pure cayenne pepper powder. There should not be added color)


Preparation steps:

1.       Heat oil on medium heat

2.       Add cayenne pepper powder, continue heating oil on low heat

3.       After 15-20 minutes turn off the heat.

4.       Transfer the content to a jar after cooling

5.       Apply the oil whenever you need to get relief from pain. This is one of the best remedies to get rid of joint pain.



Image credit: Imagen de Jill Wellington en Pixabay (cc by 0)

Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: September 25, 2023

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