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Capsaicin For Pain

Capsaicin, the compound in peppers that gives them their tell-tale heat, is a surprisingly effective treatment for pain. It is hard to believe when you bite into a particularly hot pepper and flail around for relief that this heat can be a positive force for pain management. The heat level [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:27:01-07:00December 13th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Capsaicin For Pain

Recipe: Spicy Greens and Beans

Jalapeño peppers contain capsaicin, an antioxidant that is flavorless and odorless, but packs a powerful punch of heat. Capsaicin has the ability to relieve nerve pain by sending an impulse up to the nervous system and blocking the painful stimulus. At the first signs of your next ache or pain, help [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:28:31-07:00November 25th, 2015|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Recipe: Spicy Greens and Beans