What is oleoresin capsicum?

Answer An oleoresin is a naturally occurring substance made up of a combination of an oil and a resin. Oleoresin capiscum is an oleoresin extracted from chili peppers (the Capiscum genus). It has several ... Read More »

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What is a red capsicum?

The word "capsicum" substitutes for sweet pepper or bell pepper in British English. Actually, the genus name "capsicum" encompasses all brands of peppers including hot peppers.HistoryTropical Ameri... Read More »

What Is Capsicum?

Capsicum is a genus of plant in the nightshade family. All its species produce pods known as peppers. The botanical term "capsicum" includes the full range of plants from sweet bell peppers to the ... Read More »

What is a red capsicum for birdseed?

Red capsicum is an additive for wild birdseed or suet that is intended to discourage other animals--particularly squirrels and rodents--from eating the seed. While capsicum acts as an irritant for ... Read More »

What is capsicum frutescens?

A member of the Solanaceae plant family, capsicum frutescens is a species of chili pepper. It is commonly referred to as bird peppers, and is one of the more unpopular capsicum species.HistoryAccor... Read More »