What is the market competitiveness of marigold extract lutein?
Lutein is a natural pigment extracted from marigolds. It belongs to carotenoids and has the characteristics of bright color, anti-oxidation, strong stability, non-toxicity, and high safety. Lutein is widely used in food additives, feed additives, cosmetics, medicine and health products, and other fields.
The main performance of marigold extract lutein lies in its coloring and antioxidant properties. It can delay vision degeneration and blindness caused by macular degeneration in the elderly, as well as diseases such as cardiovascular sclerosis, coronary heart disease, and tumors caused by body aging.
Marigold is an annual herb, rich in lutein, an excellent source of lutein eye supplement, and an ideal raw material for the production and development of lutein. Lutein is extracted from the natural plant marigold by physical methods, which is safe and non-toxic, fully complies with the relevant standards of FAO/WHO, and is effective, scientific, safe, and stable.
At present, in the international market, the price of 1 gram of lutein is equivalent to 1 gram of gold. The high use value and increasingly wide application of lutein softgels make the development and production of lutein present a bright prospect, and a high-efficiency industry with strong market competitiveness has been formed.