Bleeding wounds can be a complicated situation and many people start panicking and don’t what to do when they or someone near them starts bleeding profoundly. If the wound isn’t treated immediately it can cause some potentially life-threatening consequences, s it’s important to stay calm and know what to do until medical help arrives.
If you find yourself in a situation like this you can take advantage of an ancient natural remedy used by the Native Americans to slow down the bleeding until you get professional help. This useful trick can help you with a superficial cut as well as with a more profound wound.
The Native Americans have used Cayenne pepper for centuries to heal their wounds and so can you. Cayenne pepper is probably in your spice cabinet but you might think about adding one to your first aid kit, especially if you’re camping, traveling or just treat your wound at home.
Cayenne pepper is excellent for treating superficial wounds. You just need to apply it directly on the wound or cut and it will stop the bleeding in a few seconds.
If your wound is larger or deeper and you think topical application won’t work you can try taking it orally. Mix a teaspoon of cayenne pepper in a glass of water and drink it to slow down the bleeding. Cayenne pepper is a styptic which means that it can stop the bleeding when you apply it on the wound or help your blood clot when you take it orally.
Even doctors recommend it and confirm its healing properties. Dr. Richard Schulze, ND, MH says: “If you only master one herb in your life, master cayenne pepper. It’s more powerful than any other.” I believe this is proof enough to convince you to store a bottle of cayenne pepper in your medicine cabinet from now on.