Cayenne Pepper is full of Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, Folate, Manganese, Potassium, Copper, Iron, Zinc & high in antioxidants.
That's probably why cayenne pepper may help increase the production of digestive fluids, sending enzymes to the stomach to aid in digestion, and provide extra protection to the stomach against infection. Based on studies Capsaicin may help to reduce high blood pressure, Which also reduces the risk of developing heart disease. Like other Spices Cayenne Pepper is often known as a Natural Antibiotic. Due to its antibacterial and antivirulence properties.
Cayenne Pepper can be used as Pain Relief. You can mix a small amount of Cayenne Pepper with Coconut Oil to make a pain relief salve. Cayenne Pepper is also a natural anti-inflammatory
You can sprinkle a little Cayenne Pepper in your bird feeders or anywhere you suspect rodents to be hiding. Why? You may ask, mice, squirrels ants, roaches & many more pests hate the smell
Although not toxic - it can irritate your Dogs, Cats, Rodents & Reptile pets skin & eyes so be sure to only feed them sweet peppers. They will still enjoy the health benefits without the burn.
Birds LOVE all peppers in fact the hotter the better! Our feathered friends only have 12 taste buds so they are unaffected by the heat.
Please remember I am not a vet nor a professional nutritionist all information shared is from research gathered from books & the internet.