Chili Seed Essential Oil

Chili Seed Essential Oil

from 7.20

Chili Seed Essential Oil

Active Ingredient: Capsaicin: 0.1–0.5%

Botanical Name: Capsicum annum L

Plant Part: Seeds

Extraction Method: Steam Distilled

Origin: India

Description: The chili pepper, a hotly pungent variety of Capsicum was first cultivated by the people of Central and South America in around 3000BC. The oil is derived by passing steam through the seeds - the source of the most intense spice.

Color: Dark red viscous liquid.

Consistency: Thick and viscous

Aromatic Scent: Chili Seed Essential Oil has a strong, pungent, stimulating scent that is very hot and spicy.

Note: Base

Strength of Aroma: Strong

Blends well with: Chili Seed is not typically blended with other essential oils.

Uses: Essential oils such as Chili Seed Oil (India) have capsaicin, as one of its main components, and also has capsicina, capsanthin, oligoalimenti, lecithin, Vitamin C and flavonoids. It is credited by aromatherapists as being an analgesic, an anti-inflammatory, and as a digestive aid.

History: Columbus brought the seeds back to Europe in 1493, and from there it has spread to the cuisines of the entire world. Pre-Hispanic Americans believed the chili to contain medicinal qualities. Chili Seed is currently being studied by Western medical researchers in their fight against cancer.

Add To Cart

Cautions and Guidelines for the Use of Essential Oils

 Essential Oils are in very high concentrations and should never be ingested as stated by each of the governing bodies

 Essential Oils have the potential to cause severe skin sensitivities and should be appropriately diluted with a suitable carrier oil before application to the skin. This includes baths as bath salts are not a suitable dilution method for essential oils

If you are medically compromised or taking multiple medications consult with your healthcare practitioner prior to use

If you are pregnant or lactating consult with your healthcare practitioner prior to use

Prior to using Essential Oils with infants, children, elderly or persons whom are ill consult your medical practitioner

All Essential Oils should be kept out of reach of children, if you suspect a child has ingested essential oils immediately contact poison control

For information regarding the use of essential oils around pets please contact your Veterinarian


For further information regarding the safe use of essential Oils visit the listed websites

Canadian Federation of Aromatherapists

National Aromatherapy Holistic Association

Alliance of International Aromatherapists

British Columbia Alliance Of Aromatherapy

Canadian Veterinary Medical Association