Benefits and Use of Marigold Extract


Marigold Extract is helpful for our health due to its main active ingredients, lutein and zeaxanthin. These two ingredients are always interdependent in the nature, and they are the main plant pigment for corn, some vegetables, some ftuis and many flowers, they are also the most important substances for macular region in our retina.

Marigold Extract can be used as natural pigment. Due to the fact that it is not soluble in water, it can not be widely used. Nomally it is applied in animal feeds and some food.

Benefits of Marigold Extract

It has been proved that Marigold Extract has antioxidant effect. Lutein is in the carotenoid family, and it works like Vitamin E. Lutein can scavenge free radical, and it can also help cells avoid injuries from free radicals.

Marigold Extract protects our eyes from following aspects. Firstly, it can absorb blue laser and prevent the formation of free radicals. These free radicals are the main factors to cause various eye diseases. Secondly, lutein can promote the regeneration of Rhodopsin in retinal cells, at the same time it helps prevent myopia. Thirdly, Marigold Extract can relive fatigue on eye muscles. Forthly, it can increase the density of macular pigment to help us maintain helathy eyesight.

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