Ok, hold on. Cayenne comes from the Capsicum family of peppers indigenous to the USA. Not only is it great in recipes but heat, 30,000-40,000 SHU and a derivative, Capsaicin, provide a multitude of health benefits. Including but not limited to lowers risk of cardiovascular and menopausal issues. It helps with arthritis, back pain, stomach problems and aging skin! Caution it can be uncomfortable applied directly to the skin. If you wanna use it for homeopathy please do some reading first.