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Botanical name:Tagetes Erecta L.

Part of plant used:Flower

Active Ingredient:Zeaxanthin

1) Zeaxanthin 5%, 10%, 20%,30%, 40% tested by HPLC;
2) Zeaxanthin Beadlet 5%, 10% tested by HPLC;
3) Zeaxanthin water dispersible 1%, 5% tested by HPLC

    Product Description:

    Lutein and zeaxanthin are members of the carotenoid family, a family best known for another one of its members, beta-carotene, They are natural fat-soluble yellowish pigments found in some plants, algae and photosynthetic bacteria. They serve as accessory light-gathering pigments and to protect these organisms against the toxic effects of ultra-violet radiation and oxygen. They also appear to protect humans against phototoxic damage. Lutein and zeaxanthin are found in the macula of the human retina, as well as the human crystalline lens. They are thought to play a role in protection against age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) and age-related cataract formation. They may also be protective against some forms of cancer. These two carotenoids are sometimes referred to as macular yellow, retinal carotenoids or macular pigment.

    Function: 1) Promoting the health of eye and skin by 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. 4) Resisting arteriosclerosis. 5) Natural Coloring pigment.

    Application: Pharmaceutical Industry Health Care product Food Additive Cosmetics Feed additives