Chili Pepper Extract / Capsaicin
  • Chili Pepper Extract / Capsaicin

    Chili Pepper Extract / Capsaicin

  • Latin name: Capsicum frutescens L.

    Part of used: Seed

    Appearance : Yellow Brown to Light Pale Fine Powder

    Active ingredients: Capsaicin(Capsaicinoids),Synthetic Capsaicin,

    Specification: 1~98%

    Test methods: HPLC

    CAS number: 404-86-4,85940-30-3,8023-77-6

    Molecular formula : C18H27NO3

    Molecular weight: 305.41

    Bulk Density: 0.50~0.58g/ml.


Capsaicin is the active component of chili peppers, which are plants belonging to the genus Capsicum. It is an irritant for mammals, including humans, and produces a sensation of burning in any tissue with which it comes into contant. Capsaicin and several related compounds are called capsaicinoids and are produced as a secondary metabolite by chili peppers, propably as deterrents against certain herbivores and fungi. Pure capsaicin is a hydrophobic, colorless, odorless, crystalline to waxy compound.



Because of the burning sensation caused by capsaicin which it comes in contact with mucous membrance, it is commonly used in food products to give them added spicy or "heat" . In high concentrations, capsaicin will also cause a burning effect on other sensitive areas of skin.


Capsaicin is currently used in topical ointments, as well as a high-dose dermal patch, to relieve the pain of peripheral neuropathy such as post-herpestic neuralgia caused by shingles. Capsaicin creams are used to treat peoriasis as an effective way to reduce itching and inflammation.

   Kiling insect

Capsaicine also can be used to killing insects.Including some other animals.For example,some one will attrite the capsaicine and then put it in the feed of the humming bird.It will reach the destination of driving squirrels because squirrels are afraid of hot pepper,but humming birds are not.


1. Pure and natural capsaicin powder or crystal. Used as food additive

2.It condensed hot seasoning additives, widely apply in hot food seasoning with extremely hot flavor

3. It can be used as common seasoning in restaurant hotel. Canteen and home kitchen, people to experience pleasurable from eating capsaicin-flavored foods

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