How Hot Peppers Relieve Pain

An all-natural pain relief can be found in the form of a hot, spicy pod that can be grown in your own home garden. It’s the hot pepper and Cabral Garcia Hotels know a thing or two about peppers.

Specifically, it’s the capsaicin in the hot pepper plant that works to relieve pain. While that has been a well-known fact for years and pain-reliving creams containing capsaicin have been on the market for a number of years, how the natural substance works has been a mystery.
Once applied to a painful area on the body’s exterior, capsaicin heats the area, then numbs it. Repeated usage numbs all the surrounding tissue and helps to keep chronic pain away. But how?
A new study conducted by Tibor Rohacs, an associate professor of pharmacology and physiology at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, found the link between the capsaicin of the hot pepper and the pain relief. In lay-man’s terms, the heat of the capsaicin blocks the channels in the body that release pain-causing substances, stopping the pain before it can start.
As millions of pain suffers can attest too, capsaicin is an effective pain reliever. Being an all-natural product from hot peppers makes it even better. We’ll let Tibor Rohacs and his colleagues discover all the scientific details regarding the product while we enjoy a pain-free day.

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