Friday, May 13, 2005


Deadly hot chilli sauce

Ultra-concentrated “16 Million Reserve” is hot:

It is made from pure capsaicin, the chemical that makes peppers “hot”:

Although capsaicin does not actually burn - it fools your brain into thinking that you are in pain by stimulating nerve endings in your mouth - some medical experts believe that it could kill an asthmatic or hospitalise a user who touched his eyes or other sensitive parts of the anatomy.
"The pain was exquisite," he said. "It was like having your tongue hit with a hammer. Man, it hurt. My tongue swelled up and it hurt like hell for days."

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