capsicum oleoresin


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capsicum oleoresin

A drug used externally with other ingredients as an embrocation for the relief of rheumatic pain, backache, fibrositis and sciatica. A brand name is Balmosa.
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The active ingredients in Blue Stuff and Super Blue Stuff are menthol and capsicum oleoresin, Other ingredients in the products include emu oil, aloe vera, methylsulfonylmethane (MSM), witch hazel extract, and other herbs.
10) A new antioxidant glycoside, icaricide and five new antioxidant apocarotenoids have been isolated from capsicum annuum, (11) suggesting additional benefits of capsicum oleoresin.
Other processors may opt for capsicum oleoresins -- solvents extracted from ground pepper -- to raise or control pungency.