Hot peppers have one active component in their composition that is called capsaicin. The hotter the pepper is, the more capsaicin it contains. Capsaicin can depletes a neurotransmitter responsible for delivering pain signals to the brain. That neurotransmitter is called substance P. So if we can block it, then we don’t get the memo for hurt and end up released from pain. You can easily make the hot pepper cream at home and feel relaxed knowing what exactly you have put in it.
Note: You should expect a little burning sensation at the moment when applied. Use with caution if your skin is sensitive. Always wear gloves while handling hot pepper and avoid contact with eyes.
Capsaicin Cream Recipe
What you will need:
cayenne powder – 3 tablespoons
grape seed oil – 1 cup (you can also use some other oil like olive, almond, jojoba)
grated beeswax – ½ cup
A double boiler
A small jar that can be closed tightly
In a double boiler mix the cayenne pepper and the oil you preferred. Cook them over medium heat for 10 minutes. Add the grated beeswax. Stir until you get one smooth mass. Put the mixture in the fridge for 10 minutes to chill. Then whisk together and put it back in the fridge for another 10-15 minutes. Whip again, place the cream in a small jar and close it tightly. Store it in the refrigerator. You can apply this cream for 1 ½ weeks every day for joints pain.