Lutein is a natural part of human diet when fruits and vegetables are consumed. For individuals lacking sufficient lutein intake, lutein-fortified foods are available, or in the case of elderly people with a poorly absorbing digestive system, a sublingual spray is available.
Lutein, a potent antioxidant, is used to prevent severe visual loss in patients with early age-related macular degeneration (AMD), but its effect on I/R insult is unclear. Lutein Marigold Extract is also used as a food colouring agent and nutrient supplement (food additive) in a wide range of baked goods and baking mixes, beverages and beverage bases, breakfast cereals, chewing gum, dairy product analogs, egg products, fats and oils.
Appearance:Orange to red crystalline powder Purity:5%,10%, 20%, 40%, 50%, 90% ,95%by HPLC
Lutein Marigold Extract can promote 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. Lutein eliminates free-radicals, protecting human body from harm and improving immunity.
Lutein Marigold Extract can be applied in food field, it is mainly used as food additives for colorant and nutrient. 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.
In addition, this extract can also be applied in cosmetics for whitening, anti-wrinkle and UV protection. Beisdes, 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.