Capsicum Oil Pain Relief Ingredient

Extracted from Capsicum minimum, Capsicum oil is one of the most used ingredients in Ayurvedic medicine for pain relief. Capsicum is enriched with capsaicin, which helps to relieve pain in rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, back pain, and joint pain.

Origin of Capsicum oil – The Ayurvedic ingredient for pain relief

It was first cultivated in South and Central America 5000 years ago. It was said that Red Chill was introduced as a condiment to India by the Portuguese. Capsicum is cultivated throughout India and is used as a popular condiment in Indian cuisine.

Supergin- The Ayurvedic Pain Relief with Capsicum oil

As a counterirritant, Capsicum oil helps to reduce the pain in osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Capsicum oil in Supergin Ayurvedic pain relief ointment and liniment is effective in resolving pain in deep joints, back, hips, knees, and shoulders.

Other Names of Capsicum Oil 
Scientific name – Capsicum minimum
Common name – Chilli, Pepper, Red pepper, Green pepper, Cayenne Pepper, Paprika, Bell pepper

Regional name 
Hindi name: Mirchi, Shimla mirchi
Tamil name: Milagai, Kudamilagai
Sanskrit name: Katuvira
Malayalam name: Parangi Mulagu
Telugu name: Pedda Mirappa
Kannada name: Donne Menasinakai


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How is Capsicum oil obtained?

Also called Paprika extract, the Capsicum oil is extracted from the fruits of Capsicum Annum. It is obtained by the steam distillation process using cold-pressed technology to preserve the medicinal value of Capsaicin, the important ingredient of the Ayurvedic pain relief oil manufactured in India.

How does Capsicum oil help in reducing pain and inflammation?

Considered in the ancient medicinal science as the best therapeutic herb for treating various ailments, camphor is used to relieve pain and inflammation apart from treating respiratory problems, skin allergies, and indigestion. Along with menthol, and essential oils of clove and eucalyptus, camphor is found to offer pain relief. Camphor is also one of the most important Ayurvedic ingredients in pain relief products, whether it is pain relief oil, spray, or ointment.

Is Capsicum oil effective in treating arthritis pain?

Scientific evidence suggests the use of Capsicum oil in treating the joint pain, arthritis pain, and nerve pain. It helps to reduce the painful tender points in patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis.

What are the uses of Capsicum oil for pain relief?

Capsicum oil is used in Ayurvedic and traditional medication to treat minor aches and some of the chronic pain due to arthritis. It is also used to alleviate pain due to sprains, strains, and any other pain due to sport injuries.

What are the medicinal applications of Capsicum oil?

Considered as the best Ayurvedic pain relief medicine, Capsicum oil is extensively used as an ingredient in medications and home-made applications. Capsaicin derived from Capsicum oil is the active ingredient in most of the Ayurvedic pain relief creams.


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