Oleoresin Capsicum

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CODE: EP-020

$13.00

Capsicum Oleoresin ( Hot Red Chillies )

Capsicum Oleoresin is prepared by extracting the crushed capsicum (Capsicum Annum Linn) with volatile solvents by percolation method. It contains the pungent principles, capsicin not less that 8 percent. It also contains the red colouring matter called Capsanthin. This product is a powerful irritant and a carminative, which is also used as a counter irritant in lumbago and neuralgia. It can also be used to treat stomach ache that involves poorly functioning stomach muscles and as an antibacterial agents.

Capsicum

Botanical Name : Capsicum annum

Family Name : Solanaceae

Name in some International Languages :

Spanish - Pimento
Arabic - Filfil Ahmar
Chinese - Hesiung Yali Chiao

Flavour Characteristics : lightly Bitter Pungent, Flavoursome

Usage Profile : Foods, and some Medicines

Commercial part : Green as well as ripe & dried pod(fruit)

Harvesting Season : January to August, September to December

Capsicum Oleoresin

Specifications

Description : Extract of Indian red chillies, Capsicum annum L. or capsicum frutescens L.

Storage : Store in full, tight containers in a cool dry place, protected from sun light.

Appearance : Dark red viscous liquid parameters.

Odour : Characteristic pungent odour of Chillies.

Additives : Permitted additives to standardise the product.

Dispersibility/solubility : No preservative or antioxidants used.

Spice Equivalent : Can be dispersed in dry/liquid carriers such as salt, dextrose, edible oils, lecithin, benzyl alcohol etc.

Capsaicin : One kg replaces 100 kg raw chillies. 10% - UV spectrometric

Colour Value : 15000 CU (max) – MSD –10

Residual solvent : 20 ppm (max) EOA

Microbiology : Free from microbial contaminants.

Shelf Life : 12 months under the specified storage conditions.

Handling : Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Warm slightly and stir well before drawing the product from the container.

Caution : Use only additives/diluents compatible with this product; use of non-compatible diluents/additives can lead to sedimentation. Add the proposed diluent/additive to a sample of the product in the same proportion and confirm absence of sedimentation prior.

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