Capsaicin

Pure Natural Capsaicin 95% 
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Product : Natural CAPSAICIN, Quantity : 100 gms, Sample Size : Min 25 gms
Capsaicin is a phytochemical present in red chilli peppers. Pure capsaicin is a hydrophobic, colorless, odorless and crystalline to waxy compound. Capsaicin is the major capsaicinoid present in red chilli pepper.Natural Capsaicin 95% powder essentially contains 95% capsaicinoids and the concentration of capsaicin in this is more than 55% followed dihydrocapsaicin and nordihydrocapsaicin.Natural capsaicin 95% powder is not soluble in water but it is very soluble in solvents like ethanol and vegetable oils. Natural capsaicin powder is used as a pharmaceutical ingredient mainly in topical ointments or creams which provide temporary relief of minor aches, strains, sprains and pains of muscles and joints. The treatments mostly involve physical application of ointment or cream in the area of discomfort. There are also capsaicin patches available in the market, which serve a similar purpose. Apart from this Capsaicin is used in the treatment of a number of other ailments.It is used in medicated creams and lotions to relieve muscle or joint paincaused by strains, sprains, arthritis, bruising, or backaches.Capsaicin topical is also used to treat nerve pain (neuralgia) in people who have had herpes zoster, or shingles. Capsaicin is also used in a number of household and garden pest repellant products. It is also the key ingredient in pepper sprays which is an effective riot control and self defense chemical spray agents. The easiest home remedy for cooling the burning sensation caused by exposure to capsaicin on skin is yoghurt, cold milk or other dairy products.
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CAPSAICIN
Description Standard Results
Appearance   White/Off White crystalline powder White/Off White crystalline powder
Solubility Soluble  in Acetone, Methanol,  and Chloroform Soluble  in Acetone, Methanol,  and Chloroform
Melting Point 62⁰ C – 65⁰ C 62⁰ C – 65⁰ C
Assay Content of
Capsaicin by HPLC 62.0% 72.0%
Capsaicin & Dihydrocapsaicin 91.0% 96.0%
Other Capsaicinoids 5.0% 4.0%
Total Capsaicinoids 96.0% >98.0%
Residual Solvent Less than 25 ppm Less than 25 ppm

The above sample conforms to USP29 specifications. CAUTION: Do not touch contents with bare hands.