Mineral water enriched with capsaicin and humic acid
Our partner a SME has developed a new kind of mineral water, which enriched with capsaicin and humic acid. The client is interested in a licensing agreement. Innovation of the technology The present invention relates to a beverage, in particular to a soft beverage, and a method for its preparation. The invention further relates to a method for modifying an existing beverage, in particular an existing soft beverage. An extensive range of beverages are known and available commercially, including both alcoholic and non-alcoholic or so-called "soft" beverages. The beverages are available in a wide range of different flavors. Beverages may be still or carbonated. However, in addition to providing users with a variety of flavors and tastes, it would also be useful to provide a beverage that produces different sensations in the mouth when drunk. In this regard, the use of the fruit of chili plants provides a way of introducing a different sensation into a beverage. According to the present invention, there is provided in a first aspect, a beverage comprising: • a flavored component, • water, • a heat-providing component comprising a capsaicinoid composition extracted from the fruit of a plant of the genus Capsaicum such that he heat-providing component does not contain a substantial flavor of the fruit. So, this sugar free clear spring water with a pleasant piquant flavor due to its spicy stimulant of paprika is a novel invention within the field of drink water families devoid of synthetic compounds. Beyond its refresher pleasant sensation its unique taste is due to capsaicin. This compound produced by nature protects the gastric mucosa against irritation and damage.
Sector: Medical Technologies
Country: Hungary
Area of Application: Potential areas of use • Food industry • Drink water • Health Care • Lifestyle • Personal care
Keywords: Mineral water, capsaicin, humic acid, food industry, drink water, water, health care, lifestyle, personal care
Advantages: Main advantages The technology is owing to several influences: • Gastro protection • Alzheimer disease treatment • Effect against prostate cancer • Headache, migraine treatment • Could be used against obesity and its consequences • Chemo preventive effect against cancer • Capsaicin promotes oocyte fertilization thus enhancing fertality • Aphrodisiac • Can help to get rid of smoking.
Environmental aspects: Not Applicable
Development Status: Commercial Prototype
Legal Protection: Patent
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Transfer Terms: Technology Licensing
Target Countries: World Wide
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Contact Person: Laser Consult Ltd (Hungary)
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