World’s Hottest Pepper Donated To Cancer Research

An extremely hot pepper called the Carolina Reaper may bring hope to individuals suffering from cancer. The pepper took more than ten years to be developed by Smokin’ Ed Currie and is said to be 300 times hotter than the jalapeno pepper. The pepper’s active ingredient is called capsaicin, which may kill cancer cells. Currie donated half of his California Reaper harvest to cancer research labs last year. More here

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