High Quality Cayenne Pepper 500mg x 90 Vegetarian Capsules
100% Additive Free - Carefully Manufactured in the UK
How hot are our cayenne pepper supplements?
Our cayenne pepper has been rated at 37,800 scoville heat units.
Additive free - why?
We are one of the leading additive free supplement manufactures in the UK. Our cayenne pepper contains 100% cayenne pepper & the vegetarian capsule, nothing else, we don’t use fillers or bulking agents like magnesium stearate in our supplements as it is well documented that these can affect bioavailability.
Not all chili peppers contain the same amount of capsaicin. The Scoville scale is used to measure the heat of a chili pepper and it was in 1912 when Wilbur Scoville designed the Scoville organoleptic test.
What is Cayenne Pepper?
Cayenne is the fruit of the Capsicum plant. Cayenne is a spice well known for its fiery hot taste. It is also known as cayenne pepper, red pepper, red hot chili pepper, chili pepper, paprika, chili, guinea spice, cow horn pepper, aleva and bird pepper. In the Americas dating back to 7500 BC, chili peppers have been used in the human diet, and it was Christopher Columbus who was the first European to discover them. On his second visit to the West Indies, Columbus physician Diego Alvarez Chanca brought back to Spain the first chili peppers.
The Capsaicin in cayenne pepper
The fruits of all capsicum plants accept one (bell pepper) contain capsaicin (the chemical name is methyl vanillyl nonenamide), this is the component chemical that produces the heat or burning sensation when consumed. The highest concentration of capsaicin is found in the white pith around the seeds.
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