[Product Name]: Marigold P. E.
[Latin Name]: Tagetes erecta L.
[Source]: Marigold flower belongs to compositae family and tagetes erecta. It is an annual herb and widely planted in Heilungkiang, Jilin, Inner Mongolia, Shanxi, Yunnan, etc. The marigold we used comes from Xinjiang province. Based on the local situation of special soil environment and lighting condition, the local marigold have characteristics like growing fast, long flowering period, high productive capacity and adequate quality. Thus, the steady supply of raw materials, high yield and reduction of cost can be guaranteed.
[Used Part]: Flowers
[Active Ingredient]: Lutein
[Appearance]: Appearance: Reddish orange yellow fine powder
Molecular Formula: C40H56O2
[Test Method]: (HPLC), (UV)
[CAS. No. ]: 127-40-2
1. Protect eyesight, prevent it from descending. Protect yellow membrane in retina, inhibit macula lutea from degeneration and blurred vision. Anti-oxidation, inhibit harmful free radical from forming. Protect retina, absorb a great quantity blue light which enters our eyes.
2. Lutein have the lower macular pigment density, cut down the incidence of cataract.
3. Anti-oxidation, inhibit the activity of active oxygen-derived free radicals.
4. Inhibit artery wall from thickening and arterial embolism, cut down the oxidation of LDL cholesterol, delay arteriosclerosis.
5. Antitumous effect, inhibit breast carcinoma, carcinoma of prostate, rectal cancer, skin cancer, etc.
6. Superordinary natural pigment, strong tinting power, dosage low, color bright-colored.
[Usage]: Lutein has the characteristics, such as natural, nutrition and multifunction. It is extensively used in food, health products, cosmetics, pharmaceutical and feed additive.
(1)Applied in food field, it is mainly used as food additives for colorant and nutrient.
(2)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.
(3)Applied in cosmetics, it is mainly used to whitening, anti-wrinkle and UV protection.
(4)Applied in feed additive, 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, such as salmon, trout and spectacular fish.
[Storage]: Store in cool and dry places, vacuum-packed. Keep away from light.
[Shelf Life]: 1 years
[Package]: 5Kg/drum, 10Kg/drum, 25Kg/drum