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Capsicum red pigment, also known as capsicum red, is a tetraterpenoid orange-red pigment that exists in ripe red pepper fruits and belongs to carotenoid pigments. The more polar red components are capsanthin
Aliases: Capsicum red, paprika red
Capsicum red pigment, also known as capsicum red, is a tetraterpenoid orange-red pigment that exists in ripe red pepper fruits and belongs to carotenoid pigments. The more polar red components are capsanthin.
Solubility: Insoluble in water, soluble in ethanol and grease
Capsaicin in pepper has physiological functions such as analgesia, antipruritus, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, lipid peroxidation regulation, myocardial protection, weight loss and other physiological functions as well as long-lasting and strong anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects. It has been widely used in processing, food and catering , Pharmaceutical industry, feed and other fields.
1. Food Industry
When used in beverages, jelly, soy sauce, sugar and other foods, capsicum pigment not only has no toxic side effects on the human body, but also increases carotenoid compounds in the human body and has certain nutritional value.
When in use, it is characterized by uniform coloring, relatively stable properties, bright and bright color, and good brightness. It has broad application prospects in the food industry, especially in soy sauce and other foods.
2. Medical applications
Color development in various liquid medicines, red, yellow, green and other colors in the coats of various pills and tablets. Capsanthin can be evenly dispersed in syrup under the action of ethanol and solubilizer Tween-80. It can be used as a coloring agent for sugar-coated tablets. Its advantage is that the color is bright and bright, which makes people happy to accept it, especially as a medicine for children. It also has a moisture-proof effect.
3. Prevention of radiation
Capsicum red pigment is derived from pepper and is a kind of spice. Spices can protect cell DNA from damage by radiation, especially for gamma rays. Spices are the most complete protection.
Colors such as lipstick and rouge in cosmetics play an important role and have a direct impact on the human body.
5. Feed application