Chili Seed Essential Oil (India)

$5.99 CAD

Active Ingredient:  Capsaicin: 0.1–0.5%

Botanical Name: Capsicum annum L

Plant Part: Seeds

Extraction Method: Steam Distilled

Origin: India

Description: The chili pepper, a hotly pungent variety of Capsicum was first cultivated by the people of Central and South America in around 3000BC. The oil is derived by passing steam through the seeds - the source of the most intense spice.

Color: Dark red viscous liquid.

Consistency: Thick and viscous

Aromatic Scent: Chili Seed Essential Oil has a strong, pungent, stimulating scent that is very hot and spicy.

Note: Base

Strength of Aroma: Strong

Blends well with: Chili Seed is not typically blended with other essential oils.

Uses: Essential oils such as Chili Seed Oil (India) have capsaicin, as one of its main components, and also has capsicina, capsanthin, oligoalimenti, lecithin, Vitamin C and flavonoids. It is credited by aromatherapists as being an analgesic, an anti-inflammatory, and as a digestive aid.

History: Columbus brought the seeds back to Europe in 1493, and from there it has spread to the cuisines of the entire world. Pre-Hispanic Americans believed the chili to contain medicinal qualities. Chili Seed is currently being studied by Western medical researchers in their fight against cancer.

General Information:  Sunrise Botanics provides this essential oils guide for educational purposes only and not as medical advice. Please consult a qualified healthcare practitioner or resource on uses, safety and precautions for all essential oils Canada, USA and Worldwide.

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