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Natural Marigold Extract Super Lutein powder

Natural Marigold Extract Super Lutein powder

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Natural Marigold Extract Super Lutein powder

What is Lutein
Marigold is an annual herb. Origin in Mexico, currently in China's Heilongjiang, Jilin, Inner Mongolia, Shaanxi, Yunnan and other places have large-scale cultivation.
We produce all raw materials used in marigold planting base from Yunnan. Endemic soil and light conditions, making Marigold with fast growth,
long flowering period, high yield and good quality, ensure a steady supply of raw materials, production of high yield, low production costs.
Lutein is a carotenoid found in vegetables and fruits. It acts as an antioxidant, protecting cells against the damaging effects of free radicals
.Lutein also known as plant progesterone,is a natural pigment widely present in the banana ,kiwi,corn and marigold. Lutein is a kind of carotenoid .
Lutein have very complex structures,currently can not be synthesized by manual . Lutein can be only extract from plants.
Lutein after extract has very important application in the field of food and health. Because the human body can not produce lutein.
So we can onlyin food intake or additional supplementary,so more and more attention has been paid. Lutein can protect eyesight,
it is a good food colorant,can regulate blood lipids,has the role of blockage of the arteries,and can fight cancer.

Function of Lutein

  • Protect eyesight
1)Lutein is one of basis in lens and retina of the eye, can prevent Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), and improve eyesight.
2) Prevent blindness resulted from AMD. In 1996, USA suggested that aged people of 60-65 should reinforce Lutein 6 mg per day.
3) Protect cells against the damaging effects of free radicals and/or as a filter in light sensitive tissues such as the eye macula, lens and retina that protect eyes against UV radiation from light and computer.
Alleviate Age Pigment Degeneration in human body and anti-lipid peroxidation by antioxidation.

Adjust blood-fat, prevent low density lipoprotein against antioxidation, and thereby alleviate cardiopathy.

Application of Lutein

  • Food field

Lutein is applied in food field, it is mainly used as food additives for colorant and nutrient.

  • Pharmaceutical field

Lutein is appliedin pharmaceutical field, it is mainly used in vision care products to alleviate visual fatigue.

  • Cosmetic field

Lutein is appliedin cosmetics, it is mainly used to whitening, anti-wrinkle and UV protection.

  • Feed field

Lutein is appliedin feed additive, it is mainly used in feed additive for laying hens and table poultry to improve the color of egg yolk and chicken.


Product Name

Marigold extractlutein

Latin Name

Tagetes erecta L.
Assay (HPLC) Lutein 5%,10%,20% 80%
Appearance Orange red Powder
Odor& Taste Characteristic
Extract solvent Ethanol,Hexane and Water
Physical Characteristics
Particle Size NLT100%Through 80 mesh
Loss on Drying 5.0%
Ash content 5.0%
Total Heavy Metals 10ppm
Arsenic 2ppm
Lead 1ppm
Microbiological control
Total plate count 1000cfu/g
Mold and yeast 100cfu/g
E.Coli Negative
Salmonella Negative

Main Function

1. anti-inflammation, pain and rheumatism.
2. antioxidant.
3. promote assimilation.
4. regulate immunity


1. It is used as pharmaceutical raw materials and stuff.
2. It is used in beverage for health care.
3. It is used as healthy food additive.

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