Capsicum powder always has two kinds of appliaction:selfdefense and food additives.
Major Capsaicinoids :
Oleoresin Capsicum :
Total Pungency :
500,000 SHU - 5,250,000 SHU
Rel. Capsaicin :
60 % min
Color Value :
2000 to 3000 cu
Residual Solvent :
below 30 ppm
OC powder is a kinds of natural hot chili extract, so it has the following usage:
Because capsaicin touches the human body with a burning sensation, it is often used as a source of fragrance or burning sensation (pungent sensation) in the ingredients. The measurement of the degree of sense of hot food by Scoville index determination. Because of the low concentration of capsaicin in the chilli, it has become a source of typical capsaicin in safe consideration.
Reduce the mouth throat burning is the best way to take cold or cold, like ice cream, yogurt or milk; or can be added if juice, sugar or sweets, candy. Because pure capsaicin is insoluble in water but soluble in grease and pure alcohol, so the common suggestion is to eat oily food, like bread and butter, whole milk or cream foam to reduce the hot feeling (assuming oil food can take capsaicin). But the effectiveness of these techniques is still suspect, because even without any treatment, the burning sensation will slowly fade away.
OC powder is a kind of medical treat instrument.It can relieve inflammation, relieve pain, cure muscle ache and so on.
Capsaicin is also used in pepper spray for riot gear, which can cause pain to the demonstrators when they spray parts of the body, especially the eyes and mucous membranes.
A large amount of capsaicin can be a deadly poison. After the body absorbs excessive capsaicin, it can cause dyspnea, blue skin and convulsions.