BotanicalName : CAPSICUM/PAPRIKA CAPSICUM ANNUM

Specification : a. Capsaicin b. Colour

Uses : Pain reliever, Counter irritant In foods, drugs and cosmetics

Description : Capsicum (also known as peppers) is a genus of flowering plants in the nightshade family Solanaceae. Its species are native to the Americas, where they have been cultivated for thousands of years. Following the Columbian Exchange, it has become cultivated worldwide, and it has also become a key element in many cuisines. In addition to use as spices and food vegetables, Capsicum species have also been used as medicines and lachrymatory agents.The fruit of Capsicum plants have a variety of names depending on place and type. The piquant (spicy) varieties are commonly called chili peppers, or simply "chillies".