Chili Pepper News — capsaicin burn
The compound responsible for the heat in peppers is called capsaicin. It is found in varying concentrations across different pepper varieties, from the mild bell pepper to the scorching habanero
We can (and do) rehash the health benefits of consuming capsaicin until the cows come home (or until we’re blue in the face, or any other archaic phrase used to denote some later or excessive time). And, there are plenty of benefits; no shortage of them really. Chili peppers reduce the free radicals in your body, reduce insulin levels, and assist in the reduction of unhealthy cholesterol levels.