Marigold Extract Powder (Lutein 1%)
Marigold Extract Powder (Lutein 10%) applications for Functional Foods, Functional Beverages and especially Eye & Vision Supplements. The source of lutein is marigold flowers, which also found zeaxanthin, together with other carotenoids. That are essential for good eye health and vision. It also have pharmacological importance such as anti-
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|Appearance||Fine orange yellow powder|
|Extract solvent||Water 30%, Ethanol 70%|
|% Moisture||< 10%|
|Tested Active Ingredients||Lutein > 10 %|
|Use / Dosage||>Click here for more details on FDA)|
|Improve skin health|
|Improve and protect eye cells|
|Increase immune function|
|Sunburn protection and treatment|
|Others Name||American marigold|
|Storage||Keep closed, Dry, Dark and Cool place|
|Shelf-Life||24 months after manufacturing date|
|Quality Assurance||Guarantee specification|
|Safety Specification||Under FDA standard of Heavy metals, Microorganism and Pesticides controlling|
|Product note||This product is food ingredient, not instant food|
Marigold Extract Powder (Lutein 10%)
Lutein is a yellow plant pigment that belongs to the carotenoid family. It occurs in many kinds of fruits and vegetables, especially in leafy vegetables, but also in the yolk and eye tissues or in the form of esters with fatty acids in the following fruits and vegetables: mango, orange, papaya, red or green pepper, yellow corn etc. The content of lutein in natural sources depends on their kind, variety, level of maturity, part of fruit, and also on the way of processing by heat, preservation, or storage.
One of the best commercial sources of pure lutein and zeaxanthin is Marigold flowers (Tagetes erecta L.). Most Marigold have a carotenoid profile of 80% Lutein to 5% Zeaxanthin. Dried Marigold flowers contain 0.1–0.2% dry matter (DM).
Structure formula of lutein
10% Lutein extract is made from 100% dried marigold flowers, resulting in a high quality extract consisting of important substances of Lutein and it also contains other important substances which are in the carotenoid group, Zeaxanthin.
There are more than 600 carotenoids in nature, but only 20 species are found in our bodies and only 2 types are found in the lens and the retina, namely lutein and zeaxanthin. Both are classified as carotenoids that cannot be converted into vitamin A. (non-provitamin A carotenoids) The body is not able to create these 2 kinds of substances. Both Lutein and Zeaxanthin are effective in reducing the risk of macular degeneration and cataracts that help filter and protect against sunlight or high energy waves such as ultraviolet radiation at Harm to the eyes And protects the cells of the retina from damage By reducing free radicals.
The amount of lutein and zeaxanthin in the eyes affect the efficiency of our vision. Eyes that are high in amounts of lutein and zeaxanthin help improve vision. Especially in the dark. Because lutein content is related to the degree of pigment in the retina. Large amounts of lutein will increase the level of pigment in the retina. When the pigment level in the retina increases the sharpness and brightness of the eyesight will also increase. Many research studies found that people with high amounts of lutein and zeaxanthin in the blood. Will have a much lower risk of macular degeneration. Receiving the appropriate amount of Lutein and Zeaxanthin may help to improve vision, especially at night.
In nature, both lutein and Zeaxanthin are responsible for absorbing excess light energy in vegetables and fruits. To prevent damage to plants from excessive sunlight, especially from high energy light called blue light.
Mechanism of action for 10% Lutein Powder Marigold Extract
Helps Protect Eyes Health : Lutein not only protects the eyes by filtering out a percentage of damaging short-wavelength UV light that negatively affects delicate parts of the eyes but also have demonstrated antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal and immuno-stimulating properties.
Helps Protect Skin Health : Lutein’s ability to increased cell turnover and improved collagen metabolism stimulation which firms and strengthens skin, hydrate dry skin, and speed up the process of skin repair following surgery or damage. Lutein from marigold extract powder also helps filter high-energy wavelengths of visible light, which slows down the rate of oxidative stress.
Strong antioxidant effects : Lutein was revealed to exhibit the strongest antioxidant properties. These are extremely powerful antioxidants, as there are helpful to reduce the production of reactive oxygen species.
Maintaining Heart Health : Since, Lutein possesses higher antioxidant properties than other carotenoids. And its also anti-inflammatory effects. Hence, it helps reduce damage and strengthen blood vessels. Helps to nourish the heart and reduce risk factors for coronary heart disease.
Product Safety and Warranty Information
- Product has passed quality and safety assurance tests under THAI FDA standards for all microbial and heavy metals testing.
- Product Warranty coverage by the specifications data sheet.