Scoville Scale



This is a list of different chili peppers and their Scoville ratings on the Scoville scale. The Scoville scale is a measurement of the heat of a chili pepper. The number of Scoville heat units indicates the amount of capsaicin present. Capsaicin is a chemical compound that stimulates nerve endings in the skin, especially the mucous membranes. The scale is named after its creator, American pharmacist Wilbur Scoville.

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