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Lutein Powder 20%

    Produce Name: Lutein Powder 20%

    Latin Name: Tagetes erecta L.

    Appearance: Orange Yellow Fine Powder

    Part Used: Marigold Flower

    Specification: 20%

    Shelf Life: Two years when stored properly

    Country of Origin: China


Product description:

The marigold (Tagetes erecta L) is an annual herb of the genus Marigold, which is the main raw material for the extraction of lutein and carotenoids. 

The marigold extract lutein, also known as the carotenoid, carotenol, plant lutein, etc. It In nature and zeaxanthin coexists.

Lutein and Zeaxanthin are the main components of plant pigments such as corn, vegetables, fruits, flowers, etc., and are also the main pigments that constitute the macular area of the human eye. It's an orange-yellow powder, insoluble in water, soluble in organic solvents such as hexane. Widely used in food, feed, medicine and other food industries and chemical industries, it plays an important role in improving product color and is an indispensable additive. 


Specification:

ANALYSIS

SPECIFICATION

METHODS

Appearance

Orange yellow powder

Visual

Total Carotenoids

NLT20%

UV

Lutein

NLT20%

HPLC

Zeaxanthin

NMT2.2%

HPLC

Particle Sizes

95% Through 80 mesh

80mesh screen

N-hexane Residues

NMT50ppm

GC-ECD

Loss On Drying

NMT6.0%

5g/105℃/2hrs

Residue On Ignition

NMT1.0%

3g/550℃/4hrs

Heavy Metals

NMT10ppm

Atomic Absorption

Pb

NMT1.0ppm

Atomic Absorption

As

NMT1.0ppm

Atomic Absorption

Hg

NMT0.1ppm

Atomic Absorption

Cd

NMT1.0ppm

Atomic Absorption

Total Plate Count

NMT1,000CFU/g

AOAC

Yeast & Mold

NMT100CFU/g

AOAC

Coli Group

NMT3.0MPN/g

AOAC

Staphylococcus

Negative

AOAC


Application:

1.Food: It is mainly used as a food additive as colorant and nutrient. 

2.Pharmaceutical: It is used to alleviate visual fatigue, reduce possibility of AMD, cataract, retinopathy, myopia, floaters, and glaucoma. 

3.Cosmetics: It is mainly used to whitening, anti-wrinkle and UV protection. 

4.Feed: 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 attractive such as salmon, trout and spectacular fish


Function:

1. Protect eyesight

a) Lutein is one of basis in lens and retina of the eye, can prevent Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), and improve eyesight.

b) Prevent blindness resulted from AMD. In 1996, USA suggested that aged people of 60-65 should reinforce Lutein 6 mg per day.

c) 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.

2. Alleviate Age Pigment Degeneration in human body and anti-lipid peroxidation by antioxidation.

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

4.Promoting the healthy of eye and skin through reducing the risk of macular degeneration, supporting normal eye functions and protecting the retina by blocking harmful blue light.

5.Eliminating free-radicals, protecting human body from harm, improve immunity, protecting skin from the harmful solar ray.

6.Preventing cardiopathy and cancer.

7.Resisting arteriosclerosis.


Certificate Availability

IOS9001

HALAL

KOSHER

Packaging Details

Other

Storage condition: Stored in a well-sealed container in a dry, cool place, keep away from strong light and heat.

Shelf life: 24 months under the conditions above and in its original packaging.


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