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Lutein

Lutein ( from Latin luteus meaning "yellow") is a xanthophyll and one of 600 known naturally occurring carotenoids. 
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Introduction

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.

Functions and Applications

Product Name:  Lutein
Part used: Flower
Specification: 5%-90% or as request
Item SPECIFICATION
Description: Lutein
 Appearance Reddish Orange Yellow Powder
 Flavor & Odor Characteristic
 Particle size 100% pass 80 mesh
Physical:
 Loss on Drying  ≤5.0%
 Bulk density 40-60g/100ml
 Sulphated Ash ≤5.0%
 GMO Free
General Status Non-irradiated
Chemical:
 Pb ≤3mg/kg
 As ≤1mg/kg
 Hg  ≤0.1mg/kg
 Cd  ≤1mg/kg
 Total microbacterial count ≤1000cfu/g

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