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.