Product Name:Capsicum Extract
Latin Name: Capsicum annuum Linn.
Appearance: Brown to white powder
Specifications: 5% ~ 99% capsaicin
Text Method: UV / HPLC
1. Capsaicin is currently used in topical ointments to relieve the pain of peripheral neuropathy such as post-herpetic neuralgia caused by shingles. It may be used in concentrations of between 0.025% and 0.075%;
2. It may also be used as a cream for the temporary relief of minor aches and pains of muscles and joints associated with arthritis, simple backache, strains and sprains;
3. Capsaicin is being explored as a cure for diabetes by researchers;
4. Capsaicin is able to kill prostate cancer cells by causing them to undergo apoptosis;
5. Capsaicin is able to trigger apoptosis in human lung cancer cells as well.