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capsaicin

[kap′sā·ə·sən]
(organic chemistry)
C18H27O3N A toxic material extracted from capsicum.
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The team found indications that capsaicinoids may reduce the size of deposits that already have formed in blood vessels, narrowing arteries in ways that can lead to heart attacks or strokes.
And the link between capsaicinoid levels and vulnerability could explain why, even within the same species, not all chilies are hot.
Further research regarding the effect of capsaicin on larval nervous system is needed to understand the mechanism of action of capsaicinoids in mosquito larvae.
Several studies have found that the addition of capsaicinoids to the diet causes a reduction in ad libitum energy intake during subsequent meals; in other words, eating capsicum at breakfast causes a person to eat fewer calories at lunch.
The two hottest capsaicinoids deliver their bit everywhere from the mid-tongue and palate back down into the throat.
Our hot red pepper ingredient for use in weight management formulations, Capsimax[TM] Capsicum Extract, is micro-encapsulated using our patented OmniBead[TM] beadletting technology, which delivers functionally effective levels of capsaicinoids while minimizing the oral and gastric irritation that unprotected capsicum can cause.
Quantitative Analysis of Capsaicinoids in Fresh Peppers, Oleoresin Capsicum, and Pepper Spray Products, J.
In addition, capsaicinoids (from hot chili peppers) are often used to provide topical pain relief in over-the-counter creams, she noted.
According to the manufacturer: "Using a proprietary, patented matrix of excipients and coatings, Capsiplex capsicum extract gives users the maximum effectiveness of capsaicinoids without any oral or gastric irritation.
The extract used in Capsimax Plus Blend is microencapsulated using OmniActive's patented OmniBead vegetarian beadletting technology, which delivers functionally effective levels of capsaicinoids while minimizing the oral and gastric irritation that unprotected capsicum can cause (www.
VEXOR has the industry's highest and most efficient level of capsaicinoids at 1.