what is it in spicy foods that create that 'hot' feeling?

Answer #1

A lot of times it;s sme sort of jalapeno extract.

Answer #2

**A lot of times it’s some jalapeno extract. =/

Answer #3

I agree with satanheadbangstometal.

Answer #4

The sensation of piqance (hot or spicy) is created by substances like capsaicin acting on the trigemenal nerve, ion channels and nociceptors. This creates a burning sensation and pungency.

Answer #5

sorry, piquance

Answer #6

depends on what your eating, hot sauce? hot peppers, hot foods? usually cayenne pepper

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