Product name : Marigold Flower Extract Lutein, Lutein
CAS Number : 127-40-2
What is Marigold Flower Extract Lutein?
Lutein (CAS NO: 127-40-2), nicknamed “the eye vitamin”, is a naturally occurring carotenoid vitamin, it is always used by people as an antioxidant, eye health and other general health supplement.
What is Lutein sources?
The body can’t produce lutein, but we can get lutein easily from food .Lutein exists in a wide range of fruits and vegetables, such as spinach, kale, kiwi, peach, carrots, squash, animal fat, egg yolks and so on .
After a long-term research, people knows that Marigold Flower is a rich source of Lutein with very low content level of other carotenoids and impurity, which makes the extraction and purification of Lutein from marigold is easy and effective, so now, marigold flower is the most important source for Lutein production .
How Does Marigold Flower Extract Lutein Work?
Lutein works as an antioxidant which protect the cells of the retina against chemicals known as free radicals. Free radicals are clusters of atoms that damage healthy cells and attack the immune system causing infections and disease.
Marigold Flower Extract Lutein benefits/functions
- Eye Health
Lutein is one of two major carotenoids (the other is zeaxanthin) found as a color pigment in the human eye (macula and retina). It helps the eyes filter out harmful high-energy blue light, protects the eye tissues from sunlight damage.
Lutein prevents macular degeneration and vision loss, reduces cataract risk.
- Skin Health
As an antioxidant, Lutein filters high-energy visible light, protects against light-induced skin damage
- Maintains Heart Health
- Helps Lower Blood Cholesterol Levels
Marigold Flower Extract Lutein side effects
There is no common lutein side effects info yet, but we still recommend consumers to consult your doctor before using large quantity of Lutein.
Marigold Flower Extract Lutein Recommended Dosage
Currently , there is no proven safe or effective dose for lutein. However, it is generally accepted that the dose should be 6-30mg daily.
Our Specifications of Lutein:
- Marigold flower extract Lutein 5%, 10%,20%,50%,60%,80% & 90% powder (by HPLC)
- Lutein ester powder: 5%, 10%,20%,50%,60%,80% (UV)
- Lutein Suspension：15%, 20%, 30% (HPLC)
- Lutein Ester Suspension: 15%, 20%, 30%(UV)
- Lutein micro-capsule: 5%,10% (HPLC)
- Lutein Ester micro-capsule: 5%,10% (HPLC)