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Capsicum annuum

  • Botanical name: Capsicum annuum

  • Common name: Peppers

  • Geographical position:500m above sea level

  • Part of the plant used: Fruit 

  • Appearance: Dark reddish brown solid.

  • Major compounds: Capsaicin, dihydrocapsaicin, nonivamide, carotenoids

  • Odor: Natural and fresh fragrance


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When compared with other vegetables, pepper ranks high for antioxidant activity. [1]

Capsicum annuum extract stimulates the cardiovascular system, improves poor circulation, reduces high blood cholesterol levels, prevents cardiovascular diseases and treats excessive blood clotting. [2]

Capsaicinoids show antioxidant properties and potent antimutagenic and anticarcinogenic possessions. Capsaicin is used against: Atherosclerosis; Diabetic vasculopathy; Stroke; Angina; Hypertension; Metabolic syndrome; Cardiac hypertrophy; Fatty liver; Obesity; Gastric ulceration; Parkinson; Renal disease pain relief; Osteoarthritis; Cancer. [3, 4, 5]


[1] Antonious, G. F. . Capsaicinoids and Vitamins in Hot Pepper and Their Role in Disease Therapy. In: Mozsik, G. , editor. Capsaicin and its Human Therapeutic Development [Internet]. London: IntechOpen; 2018 [cited 2022 Jun 11].

[2] UNIVERSITY of IOANNINA SCHOOL of HEALTH SCIENCES FACULTY of MEDICINE Department of Pharmacology, Medicinal Herb, Capsicum annuum.

[3] Surh YJ. Anti-tumor promoting potential of selected spice ingredients with antioxidative and anti-inflammatory activities: a short review. Food Chem Toxicol. 2002 Aug;40(8):1091-7. doi: 10.1016/s0278-6915(02)00037-6. PMID: 12067569.

[4] Mark F McCarty,1 James J DiNicolantonio,2 and James H O'Keefe2: Capsaicin may have important potential for promoting vascular and metabolic health. Open Heart. 2015; 2(1): e000262. Published online 2015 Jun 17. doi: 10.1136/openhrt-2015-000262. PMCID: PMC4477151PMID: 26113985

[5] Leung FW. Capsaicin as an anti-obesity drug. Prog Drug Res. 2014;68:171-9. doi: 10.1007/978-3-0348-0828-6_7. PMID: 24941669.

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