Bhut Jolokia, the Ghost Pepper is a type of chilli hybrid cultivated in Assam, India. Chillies have been used as a food source for thousands of years in North and Central America. The Chiltepin chilli was once even used for paying taxes to Aztec Emperors…!
There are many different types of chilli peppers, and all can be considered a superfood, with more vitamin C than oranges and more vitamin A than carrots, high amounts of vitamin D, and antioxidants. Chillies are also helpful for digestion; many believe they boost metabolism.
What makes Ghost Peppers stand out among all these awesome chillies are the high levels of capsaicin it contains. With 1,047,427 units on the Scoville scale, the Ghost Pepper stands among the hottest peppers in the world. Not only does capsaicin make the pepper hot, but recent scientific studies have shown that capsaicin may have anti-cancer properties. Capsaicin causes the brain to release endorphins that make you feel good, after the intensity of the initial heat of course. Remember when preparing food with Ghost Peppers a little bit goes a long way, so start slow with adding it to your food! It is important to note that when using Ghost Peppers careful handling is advisable. Never touch your face while handling them, the oils will be carried on the hands after handling and will transfer to anything you touch. Wash hands and utensils well after contact with an organic biodegradable soap and you’ll be good to go!
Why are Eternity in a Box Ghost Peppers the best…?
Our Ghost Peppers are lovingly grown and harvested in India, where a wide variety of chille peppers have been cultivated for hundreds of years. Our Ghost Peppers are organically grown, and are not irradiated. For those of you who are not informed of this, Food irradiation is a food preservation process where food is subjected to a form of radiation. We make sure that our foods and herbs are never irradiated!
Why are Ghost Peppers supper good for you…?
Ghost Peppers contain high levels of vitamins and antioxidants that can help build a healthy immune system. The capsaicin found in Ghost Peppers can make any meal more lively and enjoyable, while providing a healthy boost for the body!
How can I use Ghost Peppers…
While one can eat our Sun Dried Ghost Peppers alone, adding a small amount to a recipe may be more ideal. Adding a little to your favorite homemade chili, soup or vegetable dish is a great way to enjoy the flavor and health benefits of these remarkable chille’s.
***These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. ***
htbfd (verified owner) –
These peppers smell amazing. I haven’t tasted ghost peppers or any smoked peppers before, so I thought that the flavour was very unusual for chillies.
Couldn’t resist it and ate one right away, then quickly realized just how hot they are 🙂