Essential research…. Why Szechuan Peppers Make Your Lips Go Numb
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I don’t usually post science research, but as these pepper corns are so emblematic of Szechuan cuisine, I thought I would this time.
While we don’t have a subscription to the most recent copies of Proceedings of the Royal Society B in which this research was published, you can read about it here on the Smithsonian’s blog.