Why Does Wasabi Burn Your Nose?: 7 Tricks To Eat Wasabi Without A Burn 

why does wasabi burn your nose

Wasabi stings! I am very much familiar with the nose-searing and brain-freezing feeling you get right after sampling wasabi. But why does wasabi burn your nose? Or brain, for instance? Wasabi root or stem releases allyl isothiocyanate when chewed or crushed. It is a pungent composition that can send pain signals to the brain. Hence, … Read more