Marigold extract 5% 10% 20% 50% 98% lutein and zeaxanthin


Marigold extract 5% 10% 20% 50% 98% lutein and zeaxanthin

$80.00

Quantity Price
1kg 80usd/kilo
≤25kg 50usd/kilo
≥200kg 20usd/kilo

Description

Lutein from marigold Asteraceae Tagetes plants raised in a pigment widely used in food additives, also used as a medicinal pigment. Lutein is a widely found in vegetables, flowers, fruits and other plants in the natural material, living in “Class carrot category of” family matter, now known to exist in nature, more than 600 types of carotenoids, only about 20 species exist in the person’s blood and tissues. In the human body found in carotenoids include d a-carotene, P 1 carrot category, cryptoxanthin, lutein, lycopene, and are not flavin. Medical experiments prove that the plant contains a natural lutein is an excellent anti-oxidant in food by adding a certain amount of lutein can prevent cellular senescence and aging body organs, but can also prevent age-related macular degeneration eye due to decreased vision and blindness, through a series of medical research, carotenoids have been proposed as cancer prevention agents, life-prolonging agent, ulcers resist agent, a heart attack and coronary artery disease resistance agent.

 

Specification
Analysis Items Specifications Test Methods
Identification Positive TLC
Appearance & Color Fine Orange red powder Visual
Odor & Taste Characteristic Organoleptic
Mesh Size NLT 90% through 80 mesh 80 Mesh Screen
Solubility Partially soluble in hydro-alcoholic solution Visual
Assay NLT 20% Lutein HPLC
Method of Extraction Hydro-alcoholic /
Extract Solvent Grain alcohol/Water /
Moisture Content NMT 5.0% 5g / 105℃ / 2hrs
Ash Content NMT 5.0% 2g / 525℃ / 3hrs
Heavy Metals NMT 10ppm Atomic Absorption
Arsenic (As) NMT 1ppm Atomic Absorption
Cadmium (Cd) NMT 1ppm Atomic Absorption
Mercury (Hg) NMT 0.1ppm Atomic Absorption
Lead (Pb) NMT 3ppm Atomic Absorption
Sterilization Method High Temperature & High Pressure for short time (5” – 10”)
Total Plate Count NMT 10,000cfu/g  
Total Yeast & Mold NMT 1,000cfu/g  
E. Coli Negative  
Salmonella Negative  
Staphylococcus Negative  
Aflatoxins 0.2ppb  

 

Application
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, retinitis pigmentosa (RP), cataract, retinopathy, myopia, floaters, and glaucoma.

Additional information

Weight 1 kg




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