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According to plastic surgeon Lara Devgan, M.D., M.P.H., many plumping lip glosses contain mild irritants such as capsicum (an ingredient found in chili peppers), cinnamon, or menthol.
The rest of the time, pepper spray — technically known as oleoresin capsicum, or OC — was used in the general population areas of the prison.
The capsicum peppers that reached Tunisia in the 16th century after being brought back to Spain from the New World took particularly well to the peninsula’s climate and soil.
Paul Delekto talks about oleoresin capsicum, commonly known as pepper spray or OC, and its effects on Marines assigned to the security augment force on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, March 6, 2015.
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Origin and Etymology of capsicum
First Known Use: 1588See Words from the same year
medical Definition of capsicum
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