For centuries, hot peppers have been credited with mysterious medicinal properties due to their unique ability to produce natural heat//. Throughout history, hot peppers have been used to fight topical pain, headaches and even heart attacks, but today nature's tasty heat generators are also being used to treat common allergy symptoms.
Although Capsaicin is the main chemical found in hot peppers, there are four other Capsaicinoids that make up their spicy essence. Dihydrocapsaicin, Nordihydrocapsaicin, Homodihydrocapsaicin and Homocapsaicin are also irritants just like their cousin, and they all work together to produce a powerful thermal heat action exclusive to hot peppers.
The amount of capsaicinoids present in a specific pepper plant directly determines the level of heat in the fruit and seeds. While some capsicum pepper varieties such as Paprika are low in capsaicinoid concentration, hotter varieties such as Habanera contain much higher levels.
Over the past few years, a nasal spray made with natural hot pepper extract has been sweeping the consumer allergy marketplace. Known as "Sinus Buster", this strangely spicy product is being recommended by a growing number of pharmacists and doctors.
"I've been recommending Sinus Buster to my patients for several years now, and the results have been phenomenal," says Dr. Gary Spector, an internal medicine specialist from Connecticut.
Dr. Spector was one of the first physicians in the country to begin using hot pepper nasal spray, and today many of his patients swear by this spicy natural remedy.
The manufacturer of Sinus Buster, SiCap Industries has been growing by leaps and bounds since they introduced the world's first capsaicin pepper nasal spray nearly four years ago.
"We started in 2004 with a handful of health food stores and a small internet business. Today Sinus Buster is sold in more than two thousand stores. In fact we're Page: 1 2 Related medicine news :1
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