Capsifen®

Our Research Papers

Sustained intestinal delivery and enhanced bioavailability of Capsifen®

A green approach of the sustained-intestinal delivery of red chili (Capsicum annum L) extracted capsaicinoids with enhanced bioavailability

Journal of Functional Food, 2021 

No of subjects - In male Wistar rats

Dosage - 250mg

Result - Capsifen® was found to be 19-fold bioavailable than unformulated capsicum extract containing the same level of capsaicin.

 

Supplementation of Capsifen® indicated potential bodyweight management effects.

Influence of a Novel Food-Grade Formulation of Red Chili Extract (Capsicum annum) on Overweight Subjects: Randomized, Double-Blinded, Placebo-Controlled Study

Journal of Dietary Supplements – 2020

No of subjects – 12

Dosage – 200mg /day

Result – Supplementation of Capsifen® produced significant weight loss, BMI reduction and appetite reduction.

 

Capsifen® is safe and efficacious

Safety assessment of a fenugreek dietary fibre-based formulation of capsaicinoids-rich red chili (Capsicum annum) extract (Capsifen®): Acute and sub-chronic studies

Journal of Toxicology Reports 2020

No of subjects –  In Wistar rats

Dosage -  oral acute (300,2000, 5000 mg/kg b. wt. )

                 subchronic (250, 500 and 1000 mg/kg b. wt.)

Result - The absence of any morphological abnormalities of vital organs indicated that Capsifen® may be considered for safe human consumption.