Grain of Paradise Seed Extract

Grains of Paradise Seed Plant Story

Grains of Paradise is from west coast of Africa, and it is related to Ginger. This spice was used in Europe much the same way black pepper is used and it was also added to beverages like beer and wine. As people find less black pepper and incidentally found a pepper like seed to replace black pepper, it is from god’s gift, so named it as Grain of Paradise Seed.

This powerful plant goes by a variety of names that includes Aframomum Melegueta, baking pepper, Guinea pepper, Melegueta pepper, and Roman pepper. As part of the Ginger family, Grains of Paradise contain red-brown seeds that have a spicy and peppery taste.

The component in Grans of Paradise Seed, 6-paradol

At the start of the 14th century, Grains of Paradise was a widely known seed in Africa, the United States, and Europe—and it was utilized as a food additive and a wine flavor. A plant native to swampy habitats, Grains of Paradise is filled with purple flowers that produce 5 to 7 centimeters of long pods, which contain a peppery taste caused by aromatic ketones. In the seed of AframomumMelegeuta, there are lots of similar chemical structure components which showed pungent odor, such as 6-paradol, 6-gingerol, 6- shogaol, 6-gingerdione, etc. Powered by 6-paradol, grains of paradise enhances brain health, as it aids in neural cell endurance. With its ability to help with neuro-inflammation, grains of paradise is a powerful herbal supplement that supports brain protection from unwanted damage, and allows for better long-term health. The potent properties of grains of paradise also help with anti-oxidative health, helping to promote neuroprotection, and enhancing functional capabilities within the brain. Beside 6-paradol, grains of paradise also contains 6-shogaol, which will promotes proper central nervous system health and improve your state of mind for the long haul. 

Grains of Paradise Seed Product From RDHealthIngredients

Product Specification
Grains of Paradise Seed Extract
– 6-paradol
– 6- gingerol
Botanic source: Aframomum Melegueta
Part of Used: Seed
Solvent Used: Water & Ethanol
Appearance: Light Yellow Fine Powder
Food Grade, Kosher, Halal
Grains Paradise Seed Extract
Ratio Extract
10:1
Botanic source: Aframomum Melegueta
Part of Used: Seed
Solvent Used: Water
Appearance: Yellow Brown Fine Powder
Food Grade, Kosher, Halal
Applications: Grains of Paradise Seed extract can be widely applied in Functional Foods for sleep and health, Functional Beverages, Dietary Supplements, Herbal blends, Tablets/Capsules.
Storage and Package: Keep in cool and dry place of room temperature, out of direct light and heat; in 25kg/drum, plastic bag inside, or 1kg/aluminum foil bag;
Shelf life: 24 months within proper storage.
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Grains of Paradise Seed Extract

Fat loss and supported claims

  • Sugita J, Yoneshiro T, et al. Grains of paradise (Aframomum melegueta) extract activates brown adipose tissue and increases whole-body energy expenditure in men [J]. British Journal of Nutrition, 2013, 110(4):1-6.
  • Ekanem A P, Wang M, et al. Antiobesity properties of two African plants (Afromomum meleguetta, and Spilanthes acmella) by pancreatic lipase inhibition[J]. Phytotherapy Research, 2007, 21(12):1253–1255.
  • Shimizu Y, Iwami M, et al. Grain of paradise extracts and its active principal component 6-paradol activate the sympathetic nerve activity brown adipose tissue in rats [J]. Autonomic Neuroscience, 2009, 149(1–2):105.
  • Sugita J, Yoneshiro T, et al. Daily ingestion of grains of paradise (Aframomum melegueta) extract increases whole-body energy expenditure and decreases visceral fat in humans[J]. Journal of nutritional science and vitaminology, 2014, 60(1): 22-27.
  • Momoe Iwami, Fatma A. Mahmoud, et al. Extract of grains of paradise and its active principle 6-paradol trigger thermogenesis of brown adipose tissue in rats [J]. Autonomic Neuroscience: Basic and Clinical 161 (2011) 63–67

Published clinical research of Grains of Paradise extract reduce body fat by increasing energy expenditure through the activation of BAT in healthy men.

Sugita J, Yoneshiro T, et al. Grains of paradise (Aframomum melegueta) extract activates brown adipose tissue and increases whole-body energy expenditure in men [J]. British Journal of Nutrition, 2013, 110(4):1-6.

Sugita, Jun, et al. Daily Ingestion of Grains of Paradise (Aframomum Melegueta) Extract Increases Whole-Body Energy Expenditure and Decreases Visceral Fat in Humans [J]. Journal of Nutritional Science and Vitaminology 60.1 (2014): 22-27.