As of 2015, "Curing with Cayenne" has 35 reviews on Amazon.com with an average rating of 4.5 out of five stars. Sixty-three percent of reviewers give the book five stars while only 3 percent five the book one star.
Readers claim that many of the uses for cayenne peppers listed in the book work. One positive review states that the book, which contains transcripts of interviews with Dr. Richard Schulze, has little filler.
Some reviewers don't like the fact that the book contains no table of contents or index. Reviewers also want more recipes and sometimes feel that the information provided is too vague.