Cayenne (130M HU) Ground

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per 1/4 Pound
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Coming in at 130M HU (130,000 Scoville Heat Units), this is the hottest cayenne powder that we offer. The heat rating reflects the level of capsaicin present, the active component in chili peppers that gives the spice punch. Enjoy this cayenne powder in your culinary creations and in topical balms and salves.

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information at a glance

active compoundscapsaicin
plant part usedfruit

buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips

storage tipsStore in a tightly-sealed container in a cool, dry place.
appearance & aromaVibrant red with a pungent aroma.
flavor profileSpicy and pungent with heat. Pairs well with garlic, oregano, black pepper, onion, cumin, turmeric and paprika.With a rating of 130m HU, you can expect this powder to deliver serious heat.
how hot is this pepper?130M HU. In the Scoville Heat Unit Scale, M means thousands, and the HU is short for Heat Units, which measure the amount of capsaicin the pepper contains.


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cosmeticInfuse in oil for use in making salves, balms and creams.
culinaryAdd cayenne powder to chilis, salsas, sauces, soups, stews, and dishes with tomatoes, beans, potatoes or beans.
industrialCapsaicin is used in the pharmaceutical industry as a topical pain reliever in many over-the-counter products formulated for arthritis and other inflammatory conditions that affect muscles and joints.
safetyUse with caution in skin care preparations to prevent irritation. Avoid contact with mucous membranes.

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