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Sabinsa debuts capsicum extract

22-Mar-2010

New Jersey botanicals supplier Sabinsa has launched a capsicum extract it says supports, cardiovascular health and wellness, healthy skin aging, and normal immune functions.”

The Capsicum frutescens capsanthin, carotenoid extract, branded Chilitenoids, comes in a “soft extract”, with a “dust-free beadlet” due to follow with between 5-20 per cent capsanthin.

Sabinsa said capsanthin was chemically similar to beta-carotene and beta-cryptoxanthin but had boosted antioxidant activity due to, “the conjugated keto group and the cyclopentane ring in its structure.”

Sabinsa was not able to provide further information at the time of publication.