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Size: 56 g / 1.98 oz
Cayenne is a hot red chile chile, which takes its name from the city of Cayenne in French Guyana. It has a clean, straight-ahead heat without the subtle flavour nuances of some chiles, which makes it perfect for adding “heat” to a dish. Chile in general, and Cayenne in particular, is reputed to have important medicinal applications, particularly for gastro-intestinal problems and heart disease (it is a vasodilator). It is used in mainstream medicine to relieve pain - capsaicin temporarily causes nerves to release neurotransmitters, which prevents them from sending pain signals.
About South China Seas

About South China Seas

Since 1994, South China Seas has spent over 30 years sourcing the most intense and flavourful spices from around the world. We grind, blend and package our spices in Vancouver, Canada. Our ever-growing collection of spices, herbs and blends represents our passion for global flavours & exploring international cultures through food. 

"The definitive location for all of your exotic cuisine needs, the South China Seas Trading Company does an excellent job of stocking unique items from all over Asia, Latin America, India and the Caribbean."

"Excellent spot to find otherwise obscure ingredients. I found long peppercorns after a year of searching and real wasabi!"

"I've been shopping at South China Seas for over 20 years and I'm always happy with the selection of products . . . I can always find the sauces and ingredients that I need for my favourite Chinese, Japanese, Indian, and Latin American recipes."