Botanical Name: Capsicum annum
Belonging to solanaceae family, capsicum is botanically Capsicum annum. It is known by a myriad of other names like pepper, bird pepper, African pepper, Cayenne pepper and parika. Manufacturers put it through solvent extraction method to obtain a product dark red in colour and spicy in odour. Capsicum oil so obtained has a number of therapeutic properties including antiseptic, anti rheumatic and digestive. Because of this, capsicum oil is used by manufacturers as an ingredient in medicine. For more information on capsicum oil, contact essential oil suppliers and exporters.