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Q Do you know how much capsaicin is in a teaspoon of cayenne pepper?

The capsaicin content of cayenne pepper has been reported to range from 2.19 to 19.73รข''mg/gram of dry weight (here is the URL to the study to reference: http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/abs/10.1089/jmf.2008.0187.

One teaspoon of cayenne pepper weighs 1.8 grams and would thus provide about 3.9 to 35.5 mg of capsaicin. The content of capsaicin will vary depending on growing conditions, harvest time and other environmental factors.

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