It’s the heat that were after let’s be honest it’s why we all grow chilies!
The problem is that this search for heat has now become so extreme that quite a few of the chilies available would be classed as biological weapons one of my favourite quotes comes from Lloyd Matheson of the University of Iowa who said “capsaicin is so powerful that chemists who handle the crystalline powder must work in a filtered tox room in full body protection. The suit has a closed hood to prevent inhaling the powder. It’s not toxic but you will wish you were dead if you inhale it”. Continue reading BiOLOGICAL WARFARE WHY CHILLIS ARE HOT!!!