Fresh Cayenne (Shambo) Pepper


Our high quality cayenne/ shambe pepper harvested farm fresh. All our products are grown with ISO certified organic farm inputs.

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Cayenne peppers popularly known as shombo, also shambe in other parts of Nigeria is a spice rich in vitamins and capsaicin. Shombo is a chili pepper from the Capsicum annum family, they are very much related to other capsicum, especially Tatashe peppers and the sweet bell peppers. Cayenne peppers are thin, long, and red. Shombo is spicy chillis with moderate heat intensity. Perfect blend in Nigeria jollof rice, stews, soups, and spiced meat. Studies have shown its usage in herbal remedies and medicine, in boosting overall health, and in food preservation. However excessive consumption can irritate those with

Health Benefits of Cayenne (Shombo)

Antioxidants: Shombo is a rich source of antioxidants and vitamins, which aid the body’s ability to detoxify – getting rid of toxins.

Relieves Pain: Cayenne contains high levels of capsaicin, research reveals its anti-inflammatory properties that can relieve arthritis and joint pain when applied topically.

Eases cold and congestion: Capsaicin is also known to relieve sneezing, coughing, sinus congestion, and flu. Capsaicin nasal spray can be gotten from the pharmacy, you can also make home remedies by combining  1/4 teaspoon of ground cayenne powder, 1/4 teaspoon of ground ginger, 1 tablespoon of honey, 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar, 2 tablespoons of water, mix properly and take a teaspoon per time.

Weight loss: it has very low carbs as such increased consumption can aid weight loss. Again because of the heat levels it encourages increased metabolism and burning of calories.

Boosts Immunity: Shombo is rich in vitamins, especially vitamin C which is important in boosting the immune system and overall health.

Nutritional Facts on Shombo

Here’s the nutritional breakdown for one 45-gram hot red chili pepper (4Trusted Source):

  • Calories: 18
  • Protein: 0.8 grams
  • Fat: 0.2 grams
  • Carbs: 3.9 grams
  • Fiber: 0.7 grams
  • Vitamin C: 72% of the DV
  • Provitamin A: 48% of the Daily Value (DV)
  • Vitamin B6: 13% of the DV
  • Vitamin K: 5% of the DV


Shombo is incredibly versatile in the kitchen and can be used fresh or properly dried and powdered.

  • A great addition to stews, sauces, stir-fries, scrambled eggs chocolate drinks for a twisted taste, etc.
  • As home remedies for joint pains and colds.
  • For food preservation etc.

Our shombo is grown using 100% organic farm inputs.

Buy fresh shombo online, we offer delivery across Nigeria.

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