Carolina Reaper is a type of chili pepper that is known for its extreme spiciness. It was bred in South Carolina, USA, and was recognized by the Guinness World Records as the hottest chili pepper in the world in 2013.
Carolina Reaper has a characteristic reaper head shape and its skin is dark red in color. The capsaicin content in this pepper ranges from 1.5 to 2.2 million Scoville heat units (SHU), which is a scale that measures the spiciness of chili peppers.
Carolina Reaper peppers are used in many cuisines around the world and are a part of many spicy dishes such as sauces, marinades, and spices. It is important to note that they should be used with caution, as their high spiciness can cause pain and irritation in the mouth and stomach.