Capsicum frutescens

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Related to Capsicum frutescens: Capsicum baccatum
  • noun

Synonyms for Capsicum frutescens

plant bearing very hot medium-sized oblong red peppers

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Clinique (Estee Lauder) bowed in with Full potential Lips Plump and Shine, containing capsicum frutescens extract and ginger root oil to boost volume and reduce fine lines.
Traditionally Galium aparine and Arctium lappa would have been used to 'purify the blood', Silybum marianum to support and strengthen the liver, Thymus vulgaris as an antiseptic skin wash, Capsicum frutescens as an infusion, wash or topical application.
Topical treatments include Capsicum frutescens which is diaphoretic, counter-irritant, antiseptic and stimulant (can aggravate and cause painful stinging, however this diminishes with use), Berberis aquifolium, Aloe barbadensis as a gel (emollient and vulnerary) and Calendula officinalis (vulnerary, anti-inflammatory, styptic and antiseptic).
Previous studies have explored the effects of individual herbs and found that Dryobalanops aromatica, Capsicum frutescens, Cinnamomum cassia and Panax notoginseng have anti-inflammatory effects on various soft tissue conditions (Akira, 1987; Kubo et al.
In contrast, no clear separation of Capsicum chinense from Capsicum frutescens was observed.