Botanical Name: Capsicum annum Common Names: Cayenne Peppers & African Birdseye Pepper Capsicum is used for various problems with digestion including upset stomach, intestinal gas, diarrhea, and cramps. It is also used for conditions of the heart and blood vessels including poor circulation, excessive blood clotting, and preventing heart disease. *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The information provided is intended for educational purposes only. Consult a qualified healthcare practitioner for medical diagnosis or treatment.