Botanical Source: Marigold

Part Used: Flower

Appearance: Reddish Orange Powder

Active Ingredient: Lutein

Specification: Lutein 5%-90%, zeaxanthin 5%-80%

Test Method: HPLC

 CAS No: 127-40-2  

Molecular Formula: C40H56O2

Molecular Weight: 568.85


Marigold extract zeaxanthin is a carotenoid found in vegetables and fruits. It acts as an antioxidant, protecting cells against the damaging effects of free radicals. 

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 Yunnan 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.

Lutein is one kind of mixed carotenoid including zeaxanthin and cryptoxanthin. It is natural colorant, pigment, and antioxidant with stable, safe and reliable effect.



(1). zeaxanthin can protect our eyesight, with the function of delaying eye's ageing;

(2). zeaxanthin has the antioxidant effect, reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease, coronary heart disease and cancer;

(3). zeaxanthin can postpone early atherosclerosis process ;

(4). zeaxanthin has effect of inhibiting cancer, such as breast cancer, prostate cancer and colorectal cancer.



1. zeaxanthin as skin cancer inhibitor and care skin.

2. zeaxanthin as inhibitor of LDL cholesterol Oxidizing.

3.  zeaxanthin as inhibitor of tumor and cancer.

4.  zeaxanthin and its oxidative metabolites in chemoprevention of cancer.
5.  zeaxanthin as inhibitor of blood-vessel clogging.
6.  zeaxanthin delays lung aging.ein as inhibitor of arthritis.
7. zeaxanthin as AMD inhibitor,Cataract inhibitor,and eyes benefitor.

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Zeaxanthin specification:

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label: Zeaxanthin