Lutein, xanthophyll, Marigold Extract
NAMELutein, xanthophyll, Marigold Extract  
Category:Standard herbal extract
Effect:Improve vision; natural pigment

Product name: Lutein, xanthophyll, Marigold Extract

Botanical Source: Tagetes erecta L.

Part used: Flower

Specifications: 2.5% 5% 10% HPLC

Appearance: Orange powder

CAS NO: 127-40-2

Molecular Formula: C40H56O2

Molecular Mass: 568.85

Brand: Yongyuan Bio.

Lutein Description: Lutein, co-existence within zeaxanthin in nature, is a natural pigment belonging to carotenoids. It is the main pigment in the macular region of the retina of the human eyes.

Lutein is safe, non-toxic, photostable, heatproof, acidproof, and alkali resistant with strong coloring ability. It can be widely applied to the coloring of candy, seasoning, food, feedstuff, healthcare products, sugar coat of pills and tablet, and capsule.

In Europe and the United States, Lutein is used as food colorants and nutrients. For instance, It has been applied to beverage and infant food. In China, Lutein is widely used in feedstuff. Scholars found that adding a certain amount of lutein to feed, it can help improve the products quality of livestock and poultry and enhance the immunity.

In addition, studies have confirmed that lutein can be used for eyesight protection. It is a food additive approved by FDA. Dietary supplements and functional foods which contain Lutein are very popular.

What’s more, the chemical degrading of lutein can provide aroma substances in tobacco. Adding a certain amount of lutein in cigarettes will help improve the quality of aroma and reduce the irritation.

Lutein Application: Food, Healthcare product, Medicine, Feed, Cosmetics, Tobacco.

Storage: Stored in sealed containers in a cool & dry place. Protect from light, moisture and pest infestation.

Shelf life: 2 years when properly stored.

Packing: 25 KG/Drum.

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