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Will cayenne pepper cure a cold?

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Dr. Anthony Fritz answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Cayenne pepper creates an inflammatory response in the throat and sinuses that helps direct the body to shunt more blood to those areas to more quickly relieve the symptoms of a cold in some people.

Answered Aug 11, 2014

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

No, there is no cure for the common cold.

Answered Aug 11, 2014

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