Maybe you have heard of NW Elixirs. I understand they are an up and coming start up. I would not want to cause any confusion, so to make sure you know exactly who I am speaking about.
Some time ago, India created, tested, and used ghost pepper powder in less than lethal grenades. The product was shelved when it was discovered the methodology left an opportunity for mold to grow in the powder and render it less useful. Evidently moldy ghost pepper powder does not disperse as well as fresh ghost pepper powder. That didn’t stop the new breed of Doomsday Preppers from inventing their own concoctions.
Most ChiliHeads are aware of Ed Currie’s aspirations to help cure cancer with chili peppers. What many do not know is that the creator fo the Carolina Reaper is not alone in believing hot peppers have tremendous application in improving health and wellness.
Although it might sound a bit nuts, look at how well the bucket of ice challenge did to raise awareness of ALS as well as funds towards fighting ALS. Major celebrities got on board and Youtube videos were a flying. Now combine that with the videos of the various pepper challenges, but connect that to a charity attempting to relieve the suffering of the Ebola virus.
Watching people like the Fire Breathing Idiot on Youtube, I sometimes slink away thinking I just don’t have the testosterone for that sort of stunt. The pain in his eyes, the tears flowing down his cheeks, and the thought of what will likely be flowing down his other cheeks in the morning. I just don’t have the testosterone to do that to myself. Until now, I thought that was just an expression.