Kapsin® Ointment for the relief of muscles and joint pain and inflammation, it contains Cayenne Pepper extract 0.38%, Propolis cera 0.5% and Camphor 0.35%.
Cayenne pepper active component is Capsaicin and several related compounds are called capsaicinoids (Alkaloids) and have therapeutic effects as potent, long term antinociceptor, Potent, Long-term anti-inflammatory, Counter-irritant effect and strong anti-microbial activity.
Capsaicin inhibits the synthesis of Substance P by interfering with the transport of Nerve Growth Factor (NGF) to the cell bodies of the sensory nerves where it contributes in the process of Substance P synthesis plus, Capsaicin by its neurotoxicity effect cuts off the neurogenic inflammation pathway by temporarily destroying the nerve fibers in the affected site.
Propolis contains around 10% flavonoids as biologically active constituents with medical benefits: Pain and inflammation management, antimicrobial effect, wound healing.
Camphor has many medical benefits as topical anesthesia and antimicrobial effect.
Joint pain associated with pregnancy.
Contraindication and side effects:
Kapsin® ointment is well tolerated generally, Patients who are known allergic to Capsaicin or any of Kapsin® ointment constituents are not to use it.
Warnings & Precautions:
For external use only. Kapsin to be used on intact skin.
Avoid eye contact and wash hands immediately after usage.
60 gm tube
Manufactured by Apipharma, Croatia, EU
Ask your pharmacist about Kapsin.