CAPSICUM (PEPPER)

INCI: Capsicum annum extract

What is Capsicum annum extract our Pepper?

Capsicum is a pepper widely used vegetable, with lots of different varieties with varying degree of pungency or hot taste.  Capsicum annum extract is an extract of an almost the entire plant of Capsicum annuum. Capsicum extract contains Vitamins such as Vitamin A, E, and C, alkaloids such as capsaicin and dihydrocapsaicin to name a few important constituents. Capsicum extract in vegetable oil or another organic solvent, i.e., oleoresin is also medicinally and pharmaceutically useful.

Use & Benefits

Due to raising in demand of natural pigments an extract of capsicum is used for providing color or as a pigment in cosmetics. Apart from that, it is also used as an astringent in various skin, body and hair preparations. It is a great healing agent since it contains multiple vitamins and minerals in the extract.