Capsaicin Benefits and Substance P

Red Pepper

Capsaicin (chemical formula C18H27NO3) is the major chemical that makes chili peppers hot. This compound works on pain by binding to the VR 1 receptors and stripping nerves of substance P, a pain-signaling neurotransmitter. Capsaicin is a compound which stimulates chemoreceptor nerve endings in the skin, particularly the mucous membranes. When a capsaicin ointment or […]

Guarana Benefits and Dosage

Caffeine

Guarana (Paullinia cupana) is a plant that is native to northern Brazil and Venezuela. Produces bright red fruit with black seeds that are used for several aim. Guarana contains caffeine. Is an efficient stimulus, with 2.5 times more caffeine than coffee. Also contains theobromine and theophylline, which are chemicals similar to caffeine. The German researcher […]