Cayenne pepper contains the chemical compound capsaicin, which may help to reduce cholesterol and clear arteries and blood vessels. Dash the ground pepper over sautéed dishes as well as into teas, soups, and juices. To target a more specific area of the body where you experience poor circulation, mix ground cayenne pepper with enough water so that it forms a paste. Spread the paste thinly on a cheese cloth and wrap the cloth around the troubled area. In case of a burning sensation, add some olive oil to the paste to relieve the intensity.
In a stuffy office, a houseplant can help filter out pollutants like volatile organic compounds (or VOCs for short) and ozone . And those chemicals can have both long and short-term effects, including energy-draining allergies and headaches . Volatile organic compounds: do they present a risk to our health? Rumchev K, Brown H, Spickett J. Reviews on environmental health, 2007, Jun.;22(1):0048-7554. The health effects of non-industrial indoor air pollution. Bernstein JA, Alexis N, Bacchus H. The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology, 2007, Dec.;121(3):1097-6825. Add a plant , though, and those threats could diminish.