Product name: Lutein
Botanical source: marigold flower
Latin Name: Tagetes erecta L.
Part of Used:Flowers
Spec: 5%,10%, 20% HPLC
Appearance: Yellow to orange powder
Particle Size: 80Mesh
Marigold flower belongs to compositae family and tagetes erecta. It is an annual her b and widely planted in Heilungkiang, Jilin, Inner Mongolia, Shanxi, Yunnan , etc.The marigold we used comes from Yunnan province. Based on the local situation of special soil environment and lighting condition , the local marigold have characteristics like growing fast,long flowering period ,high productive capacity and adequate quality.Thus, the steady supply of raw materials, high yield and reduction of cost can be guaranteed.
[ Main Function ]
Lutein is one kind of mixed carotenoid including zeaxanthin and cryptoxanthin. It is natural colorant, and antioxidant with stable, safe and reliable effect. Main functions are as follows:
(1)Promoting the healthy of eye and skin through reducing the risk of macular degeneration, supporting normal eye functions and protecting the retina by blocking harmful blue light.
(2)Eliminating free-radicals, protecting human body from harm, improve immunity, protecting skin from the harmful solar ray.
(3)Preventing cardiopathy and cancer.
[ Application ]
Lutein has the characteristics, such as natural, nutrition and multifunction. It is extensively used in food, health products, cosmetics, pharmaceutical and feed additive.
(1)Applied in food field, it is mainly used as food additives for colorant and nutrient.
(2)Applied in pharmaceutical field, it is mainly used in vision care products to alleviate visual fatigue, reduce incidence of AMD, retinitispigmentosa (RP), cataract, retinopathy, myopia, floaters, and glaucoma.
(3)Applied in cosmetics, it is mainly used to whitening, anti-wrinkle and UV protection.
(4)Applied in feed additive, it is mainly used in feed additive for laying hens and table poultry to improve the color of egg yolk and chicken. Make high commercial value fishes more attactive, such as salmon, trout and spectacular fish.
Shelf Life:1 years
Storage:Store in cool and dry places, vacuum-packed. Keep away from light.