Capsaicin

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Capsaicin is the substance that makes chili peppers hot. It is often used externally for muscle and joint pain as well as peripheral neuropathy, either as a cream or as a trans-dermal patch. Eating capsaicin in chili peppers produces a euphoric in some people as a response to the heat.

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