Product name :  Aframomum Melegueta extract 6-paradol , Grains of paradise ,6-paradol

Synonyms:   Guinea pepper, Melegueta pepper, alligator pepper, Guinea grains, Grains of paradise

Appearance: Brown yellow fine powder

CAS Number  : 27113-22-0


Part of Used: Seed

Specifications:  10:1, 3%-12.5% 6-paradol

Aframomum Melegueta extract 6-paradol

  1. Aframomum Melegueta extract 6-Paradol review /What is Aframomum Melegueta extract 6-Paradol ?


Aframomum melegueta is a species in the ginger family, Zingiberaceae. It is commonly known as Guinea pepper, Melegueta pepper, alligator pepper and Guinea grains.

Grains of Paradise, which goes by the common names of Melegueta pepper, alligator pepper, Guinea grains and Guinea pepper, are the seeds from the Aframomum melegueta plant. It is an herbaceous perennial plant found in West Africa. The seeds have a peppery taste, and can be used in a variety of dishes. It has been traditionally used mostly for digestive and intestinal health with some other sporadic uses not related to food, such as anti-diabetic and anti-oxidant . Grains of Paradise may also be promising for a spice to add to a diet in hope of body recomposition. Some researches prove it promise in fat mass control at doses possibly consumable via supplement products.

Aframomum melegueta is a popular medicinal plant in Nigeria believed to have many agents acting in different ways to bring about human health benefits. It appears to have anti-diabetic, anti-obese, anti-ulcer and anti-nociceptive mechanisms, it can also enhance sexual performance. Researchers have found that, Grains of Paradise contains some active ingredients, such as 6-Shogaol, 6-Paradol, 6-Gingeredione and 6-Gingero.

  1. Aframomum Melegueta extract 6-Paradol benefits/functions :

  • Anti-diabetic
  • Anti-inflammation
  • Fat loss. 6-Paradol, a pungent aromatic ketone ,which is found from Aframomum melegueta, can increase energy expenditure and loss of brown adipose (fat) tissue
  • Enhance sexual performance. Aframomum melegueta increases sexual arousal and should be considered as aphrodisiacs.
  • Regulating Hormones. Aframomum melegueta boosts testosterone level , meanwhile it inhibits estrogen, so it can be used as a nutrition supplement in Sports nutrition .
  • Anti-Cancer. 6-gingerol and 6-paradol have antitumor and antiproliferative effects



  1. Aframomum Melegueta extract 6-Paradol Recommended dosage

No enough scientific information to determine the dose range yet, it depends on user’s age, health, and other conditions.