Calendula Lutein Powder Extract
Basic Information of:
Product Name: Calendula extract
Part Used: Fruit/flower
Active Ingredient: lutein
Test Mothod: UV/HPLC
Extraction method:water/acohold extraction
Our Extract Specifications:
Calendula species have been used in cooking for centuries. The flowers were a common ingredient in German soups and stews, which explains the nickname "pot marigold". The lovely golden petals were also used to add color to butter and cheese. The flowers are traditional ingredients in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern dishes. Calendula tea provides health benefits, as well as being delicious.
The beautiful flowers were once used as a source of dye for fabrics. By using different mordants, a variety of yellows, oranges and browns could be obtained.
Ancient cultures recognized and used the healing properties of calendula. In some of the earliest medical writings, calendula was recommended for treating ailments of the digestive tract. It was used to detoxify the liver and gall bladder. The flowers were applied to cuts and wounds to stop bleeding, prevent infection and speed healing. Calendula was also used for various women's ailments, and to treat a number of skin conditions. During the American Civil War, calendula flowers were used on the battlefields in open wounds as antihemorrhagic and antiseptic, and they were used in dressing wounds to promote healing. Calendula also was used in this way during World War I. Calendula has been historically significant in medicine in many cultures, and it is still important in alternative medicine today.
1).Protect skin from the harmful solar ray.
2).Protect skin through reducing the risk of macular degenration.
3).Prevent cardiopathy and cancer and resist arteriosclerosis.
4).Prevent retina against oxidation when absorb light
5).Anti-cancer and preventing diffuse of cancer cell
6).Promote eyes' health
Calendula officinalis contain Carotenoids mostly lutein (80%) which has primarily been used as a natural colorant due to its orange-red color in food and drug industry .The pharmacological effects of Calendula officinalis showed its potential applications in medical treatment ,pharmaceuticals and health promote supplement .