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Neuroscience News- Chilli a medicine or a weapon

The state of Assam India is famous for growing hot chillis. They were celebrated in the Guiness book of world records for having the hottest chilli in the world.  The bhut jolokia chilli is high in capcaisin which can be used as a pain killer for a weapon for crowd control. Now the chillis are in hot demand by the Indian Army. Farmers in the area can make good money growing the chillis as a way out of poverty.

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