Did you know these 3 things about pepper?
- Chile peppers range in heat from 0 Scoville Heat Units (Bell Pepper) to more than 2,000,000 SHU (Trinidad Moruga Scorpion).
- Some people believe the seeds of the pepper are the spiciest part, but it’s actually the flesh near them that sets your tongue on fire.
- While capsaicin may burn and irritate the flesh of mammals, birds are completely immune to its effects.
Interesting, isn't it?
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