|CAPSICUM SPICE OIL|
Country of Origin
|:||Central and South America |
|:||Soluble in water, insoluble in oil |
|:||0.5300 to 0.7740|
|:||Calcium, zinc, magnesium, iron, copper, potassium, boron, manganese, Vitamins C & A (beta carotene), niacin. |
Description : Distilled from the fruit part of the plant, Capsicum Oil is a perennial plant that belongs to the solanaceae family and finds usage as a spice, vegetable & medicine. Also known by the names of Pepper and Chile Pepper, an oleo resin is obtained through solvent extraction method from the fruit part of the plant.
Constituents : Vitamin C, 0.1 - 1.5% capsaicin, capsicidins.
Uses : The Capsicum spice oil contains 0.1 - 1.5% capsaicin, a substance that helps in stimulating the circulation and altering temperature regulation. Applied topically, it also helps in desensitizing nerve endings as well as in making a good local anesthetic. As it also contains capsicidins, it has good antibiotic properties.
Benefit : Capsicum spice oil has antiseptic, antihemorrhoidal and antirheutmatic properties and is good for digestive, sinus as well as treating stomach conditions.
Caution Note: Use extreme caution when using any spice oils with children and be sure to first read the recommended dilution ratios for children. It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children, the elderly, if you have medical issues or are taking medications.
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