SCOTCH BONNET PEPPERS

Scotch Bonnet Peppers and Habanero chili peppers belong to the Capsicum chinense species of the nightshade vegetables. After jalapenos, Scotch Bonnet pepper is a favorite for making pickled peppers, but it is not for everyone.
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MEASURING PUNGENCY OF HOT PEPPERS: THE SCOVILLE SCALE

Wilbur L. Scoville (1856–1942) created the Scoville Heat Scale. The heat of chili is determined by following Wilbur L. Scoville’s designed Scoville Organoleptic Test (Park Davis Pharmaceutical Company, 1912). The standard practice of conducting the test is to dissolve the chili extract in sugar and water solution until at least five tasters cannot sense the chili heat. The degree of dilution is used to determine the measure of heat on the Scoville Heat Scale.
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CHILI PEPPERS: SPICY & HEALTHY

Capsaicin is a bioactive plant compound that gives these peppers a kick and burst of flavor, but it is not limited to this only. According to experts, this compound is considered a remedy for several medical conditions.
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HOT CHILI HEALTH BENEFITS

Substance P is a neuropeptide linked to inflammation within the human body. As stated earlier, chili peppers contain capsaicin which is an active inhibitor of Substance P. The hotter the chili, the greater amount of capsaicin it contains.
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YOUR ULTIMATE GUIDE TO CHIPOTLE PEPPERS

Meco is the large chipotle also referred to as “chileahumado or típico.” The peppers have a dusty surface along with a gray-tan color. Some people claim that the Meco peppers have a striking resemblance with a cigar butt.
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