Capsicum Oil


The health benefits of Capsicum oil include relief from stomach issues, muscle spasms, back pain, headaches, skin aging, peptic ulcers, menopausal problems, lower risk of cardiovascular diseases, and diabetes. It has anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties, and may also provide relief from pain related to arthritis. It is known as a powerful anti-cancer. Capsicum Oil also helps healing fibromyalgia and psoriasis.

What is Capsicum oil?

Capsicum (peppers) is an ancestral spice from diverse and pungent edible fruit from any of the varieties within the Capsicum genus. It is widely used in most of southern kitchens for its spicy flavour, deriving from capsaicin, an odourless, tasteless photochemical, which produces the chili pepper’s heat.

Capsaicin is found in the fleshy membrane of both sweet and hot peppers and in higher concentration in the seeds. We make our oil from the best variety of Chilli in Thailand, and with a cold press procedure we extract its oil, that we package in edible capsules to reap its medicinal benefits.

Capsicum oil Nutrition Facts

The use of whole chilli peppers from the Capsicum genus provides nutritional value, including high amounts of vitamin C and vitamin A.

Capsicum oil beneficial bioactive components of the capsicum chili are the content of flavonoids. Alkaloids and tannins are some of the other important bioactive compounds; Alkaloids work as anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and antioxidant agents.

Health Benefits of Capsicum oil

Anti-inflammatory Agent

The phytochemical constituents of capsicum produces an anti-inflammatory response that alleviates peripheral neurogenic pain related to Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory disease of the bowels. Another example of peripheral neurogenic inflammation is a cutaneous pain of the skin. Creams and balms containing Capsicum oil are often massaged topically onto the skin with care taken to avoid open areas and mucous membranes. The burning effect of capsicum is felt when applied to the skin, which is caused by an inflammatory response of the peripheral nerve endings. But regular application deadens the sensory nerve endings and relieves chronic diabetic neurogenic pain. Some suggest that the anti-inflammatory effect of capsicum may also help alleviate pain related to arthritis.

Capsicum oil forms Mucilage

Capsicum oil contains tannins. Tannins are astringent and are often considered beneficial for gastrointestinal disorders such as diarrhea, dysentery, and other microbial disorders. Gastric mucilage acts to protect the gastric lining and prevent peptic ulcer development.

It is also a good practice to avoid touching the eyes or bodily mucus membranes after use of capsicum oil. It is advisable to wash your hands thoroughly immediately after usage.

Improves Heart Health

Recent studies on flavonoids have suggested that they are definitely beneficial towards preventing heart disease. Capsicum oil is both warming and vasodilative. A suggested effect of the vasodilative properties of capsicum is the improvement of hypotension and decreased heart rate. Vasodilatation allows for improved blood flow resulting in better oxygenation of organ tissues. This is most likely due to the tachykinins, a known bioactive ingredient in capsicum.

Antioxidant Agent

All the bioactive compounds of capsicum provide antioxidant effects. Improved vasodilatation allows for these antioxidant phytochemicals to circulate throughout the body. This allows it to protect and repair tissues and damaged DNA.

Capsicum oil Prevents Cancer

An important effect of tannin contained in capsicum oil is in the prevention and treatment of cancer. Capsicum essential oil has an inhibitory effect on many types of malignant cancers specially pulmonary, hepatic, and gastric cancers.

The anti-cancer effect of capsicum is determined by the bioactive ability of the phytochemical capsaicin to inhibit cancer cell growth. Capsaicin also causes destruction of already damaged cellular structure in the human body.


The use of Capsicum oil as hypoglycaemic medicine may stimulate insulin production which results in lower blood glucose. This would mean that capsicum oil is beneficial in preventing the onset of type II diabetes and its potential complications.

Boosts Immunity

Capsicum oil contains vitamin C, which is valued as an immune supportive bioactive phytochemical. It helps in strengthening the immune system, repairing damaged brain tissues, and lowering the risk of oxidative stress, pediatric asthma, and cancer. It also improves bone health.

Treats Fibromyalgia

Many clinical trials show the effectiveness of Capsicum oil for treating symptoms of fibromyalgia when applied topically. Those using capsicum topically stated beneficial effects in the improvement of sleep.

Treats Diabetic Neuropathy

A disease that often produces neurogenic pain is diabetes. Capsicum oil is shown to have a beneficial effect on diabetic neuropathic pain when applied topically. It works to deaden cutaneous nerve endings and reduces the pain.

Skin Care

Vitamins in the capsicum chili pepper are shown to have an antioxidant effect on cell tissues, which may improve skin health and prevent aging.

Relieves Menopausal Symptoms

The consumption of flavonoid-containing oils such as capsicum oil may relieve Menopausal symptoms.

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Botanical Name Capsicum Annum
Common Name Pepper, paprika, Cayenne pepper, African pepper, Bird pepper, Guinea pepper
CAS # 8023-77-6
Plant Parts Used Fruits
Extraction Method Cold Pressed
Color & Odor Dark red oily liquid with a strong, spicy odor

Capsicum is a perennial plant that belongs to the solanaceae family. Also known by the names of Pepper and Chile. It’s the base ingredient for Thai Kitchen.

Constituents & Specifications: Vitamin C, 0.1 – 1.5% capsaicin, capsicidins.

Specific Gravity: 0.5300 to 0.7740 @ 25C
Optical Rotation: -2.3 – -11 @ 13°C

Properties: Antiseptic, anti-hemorrhoid and anti-rheumatic properties and is good for digestive, sinus as well as treating stomach conditions.

Benefits & Uses:

  • The extract 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

Our Dietary Supplements/Nutraceuticals are available worldwide. You can order our Edible Essential Oil in CAPSULES WITH BLISTER or in CAPSULES IN BULK (100 pieces bags) or in 1 KG BAG (double layer).

Other products available:

  • Coffee oil, a beneficial alkaloid in anti-stress therapy, against allergies and problems of the respiratory tract and the digestive system
  • Black Pepper oil, sought after for its quality as a painkiller, anti-cellulite, and for its benefits on the skin and against hair loss
  • Moringa oil, rich in antioxidants, one of the best antiaging for the skin.
  • Rice bran oil, whose very high Gamma-Oryzanol content places it at the top of antioxidant and anticancer products
  • Bergamot oil, relaxing, sleep regulator, antiseptic and antiacne.

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