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Unformatted text preview: channel pain pathway capsaicin Capsicum annuum & C. frutescens Tropical America Agonist at capsaicin receptor, a heat-activated ion channel pain pathway methyl salicylate Gaultheria procumbens Eastern USA Inhibits cyclooxygenase which inhibits prostaglandin synthesis salicylic acid Filipendula ulmeria Europe Inhibits cyclooxygenase which inhibits prostaglandin synthesis...
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- Spring '08