28 January 2008

How to Cool Burns from Chili Peppers

Chili peppers, such as jalepeno, cayenne, and habanero peppers, contain Capsaicin,which is the main ingredient in pepper spray. Peppers developed Capsaicin to stop animals from killing the plant by burning them. Capsaicin can add flavor and spiciness to food, but can also cause an extreme burning sensation which can last for minutes or even hours.

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