Ground Chilli(Capsicum annuum)
The active ingredient in chillies is capsaicin, found in the skin, seeds and inner ribs of the fruit. Modern research is looking into the pain relieving properties of this substance. It is already known to help arthritis suffers when applied topically in cream form.
Our ground chilli comes from India.
In Peru, where chillies have been cultivated since before the 15th century, they have been used in food, as medicine and as currency. They are also cons