The Ashley Food Company, which has been making hot food products in Massachusetts for 23 years, has just produced one of the hottest pepper and purest extract currently available in the world: Mad Dog 357 Plutonium No. 9. It is a highly refined extract of peppers from all over the globe.
Chilis stimulate the metabolism, act as a natural blood thinner, and help release endorphins,” says Petersen. Plus, they’re a great way to add flavor to food without increasing fat or calorie content. Chilis are also rich in beta-carotene, which turns into vitamin A in the blood and fights infections, as well as capsaicin, which inhibits neuropeptides (chemicals that cause inflammation).
Chili peppers, despite their fiery “hotness” are one of very popular spices known for medicinal and health benefiting properties. The chili is actually a fruit pod from the plant belonging to the nightshade family of Solanaceae, within the genus; capsicum. Scientific name: Capsicum annum. Some common members of nightshade family are tomato, aubergine, potato, etc.
The power of the pepper is not only to make foods spicy . According to an article published in the journal Cancer Research, a substance contained in its formula, capsaicin, can be a weapon against prostate cancer.
Chili peppers are the fruit of plants from the genus Capsicum, members of the nightshade family, Solanaceae.
The spiciest food on the planet is the Trinidad Scorpion, a pepper cultivatable in most parts of the world. The chart used to determine the pepper’s heat, named the Scoville Scale after its creator, American pharmacist Wilbur Scoville, assigns measurable units of spiciness to various foods. For example, the Trinidad Scorpion gets a whopping 1.4 million scoville units (SCU), while jalapeño peppers score 2,500 to 8,000.