List of Top 20 Hottest Peppers. the smaller and brighter it is the hotter it is. Reasons we eat peppers It dilated blood vessels and helps the body sweat and cool down Flavor! You actually get a chili high from the serotonin released when you eat it.
Cultivated in Northeastern India, the Bhut Jolokia has replaced the Habanero as the hottest chile in the world. Commonly known as the "Ghost" chile it's somtimes called the Naga King chile. ( This one scares me.)