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How To Grow Hot Peppers

Capsaicin

 

Capsaicin and Di-hydrocapsaicin together make up

80-90% of the Capsaicinoids found in peppers

Capsaicin


     H3CO              
                     \____          O           CH3
                   /     \        |            |
                 HO-<       >-C-N-C-(CH2)4-C=C-C-CH3
                  \____/   | |         | | | 
                             H2 H         H H H    

 

 


Di-Hydrocapsaicin




       H3CO             
                    \ ____          O       CH3
                   /     \        |        |
                 HO-<       >-C-N-C-(CH2)6-C-CH3
              \____/   | |       
                      H2 H       
			   

 

 

 
 
 
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