Aframomum Melegueta Seed Extract Wholesale

Aframomum Melegueta Seed Extract Wholesale

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Brown Fine Powder
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Aframomum Melegueta Extract

  1. Synonyms: Grains of Paradise, melegueta pepper, alligator pepper, Guinea pepper, Guinea grain
    Product Specification:10:1
    Appearance:Brown Fine Powder
    Active Ingredients:
    6-Gingerol, 8-Gingerol, Methyl-6-Gingerol, 6-Shogaol, 6-Paradol, Rac-6-Dihydroparadol, 6-Gingeredione, {2-(5-butylfuran-2-yl)ethyl}-2-methoxyphenol
    Part used:seed
    Test Method: HPLC

  2. Description About Aframomum Melegueta Extract:

  3. Aframomum melegueta (Alligator Pepper, Grains of Paradise) is a herb where the seeds have traditional usage mostly as a pungent spice to season foods with.
    Aframomum melegueta extracts containing the one or more phytochemicals can be used against P. acnes to effect the growth of the bacterium on a surface.
    Aframomum melegueta has possess membrane-stabilizing activity, along with anti-oxidant property and may also have a modifying effect, on the responses of WBC to tissue injury.




Aframomum Melegueta extract , according to wikipedia, is a herbaceous perennial plant native to swampy habitats along the West African coast. Its trumpet-shaped, purple flowers develop into 5 to 7 cm long pods containing numerous small, reddish-brown seeds. Popularly referred to as grains of paradise, melegueta pepper, and alligator pepper, aframomum melegueta is among the species that belong in the ginger family Zingiberaceae. It is natively found in many of South Africa’s west coast, most abundantly in the countries of Ghana, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Togo, and Nigeria.

Grains of Paradise have been traded since the 9th century, and were very popular in Europe. They come from West Africa and were taken across the Sahara Desert by intrepid spice traders. They were used as a pepper substitute as they were cheaper than peppercorns, although now they are a rare commodity in Europe, and more expensive than pepper. There are actually two plants which produce these seeds or grains,Aframomum melegueta and Aframomum granum paradisi. They are also known as Guinea grains and Alligator pepper. The seeds are red-brown and have irregular shapes.

For centuries, aframomum melegueta has been used in South Africa to treat a variety of physical ailments that include stomach aches, snake bites, diarrhea, cough, colitis, bronchitis, syphilis, colds and rheumatism – hence it’s given the name grains of paradise. Additionally, it has also been reported to have significant amounts of gingerol and other related compounds that make it an efficient medication against many cardiovascular diseases, and diabetes.

However, aframomum melegueta is not used as spice merely, it is more popularly used for the purpose of Aphrodisiac,  Booster, weight loss,etc. USPlabs are deemed to the first one to use it in their test powder, with other ingredients such as Trimethylglycine, L-Carnitine Tartrate, Garcinia Mangostana (Standardized For Gamma-Mangostin) (Fruit Peel) Extract, D-Aspartic Acid, Agmatine Sulfate, Mucuna Pruriens (Seed) Extract,etc.,

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1.Weight loss
2. Bodybuilding benefits
3. Increase level as a Aphrodisiac


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