Capsaicin purposes

Posted: June 10, 2014 in Herbal Extract
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Food:

Because of capsaicin and mucous membrane contact can cause burning, so often add pepper in the food have increase the spicy food. High concentrations of capsaicin can in some sensitive areas of the skin cause a burning sensation. Common history, high index to measure the sharpness of hot material.

Drugs:

External use ointment and skin patch containing capsaicin concentration between 0.025% and 0.15%, to reduce the pain of peripheral neuropathy caused by such as heritage neuralgia after herpes zoster.

Self-defense:

Commercially available self-defense spray usually contains capsaicin, spray can cause the enemy to enemy stimulated and lose the ability to act, the effect range from a few minutes to an hour, leave no permanent damage.

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