Lutein powder , also known as phytolutein, is a carotenoid with the chemical formula C40H56O2. It is widely found in vegetables, fruits, flowers and other plants. Its chemical formula contains two ketone rings, which are found in the macula of the retina of human eyes. The main pigment of the zone.
Botanical Origin : Marigold flower
Chemical formula: C40H56O2
Specification:5%-90%, HPLC or UV
Appearance: orange yellow crystals
Application medicine, health products, food, cosmetics, feed
Lutein is insoluble in water and propylene glycol, slightly soluble in oil and n-hexane, soluble in acetone, dichloromethane and ethanol, easily soluble in ethyl acetate, tetrahydrofuran, chloroform, etc., and its stability in solvents is absolute ethanol >Ethyl acetate>Tetrahydrofuran>Toluene.
Lutein has poor stability and is mainly affected by oxygen, light, heat, metal ions, pH and other factors. For example, heat treatment can cause lutein isomerization to produce 9-cis and 13-cis lutein . Therefore, when storing, the pure lutein crystals or the lutein-containing materials should be sealed in a vacuum or filled with inert gas packaging, avoid light and store at low temperature
Lutein powder is highly safe, non-toxic and harmless, and with its special physiological effects. It can be as direct as common food additives such as vitamins and lysine. Add to food. Lutein is an important natural pigment and natural health product, and it is a green healthy food raw material.
Humans and other mammals cannot synthesize lutein by themselves, and foreign food is the only source of lutein intake. The zeaxanthin and lutein content in egg yolk is the highest, accounting for 85% of the total carotene, and the lutein content in corn is also high, accounting for 60% of the total carotene in corn.
Lutein powder is a fat-soluble vitamin. Its absorption spectrum contains near blue-violet light, which can help the retina of the eye resist ultraviolet rays. For the eyes, lutein is an important antioxidant. Supplementing a large amount of lutein to the human body can help maintain vision persistence, improve visual response time, and reduce visual damage. For myopia, supplementation of lutein can delay the increase in myopia.
Lutein is widely used in the processing of condiments, tobacco, cakes, candies and various feeds. In China, lutein has been widely used as a colorant
Oxygen free radicals in the human body are an important cause of many age-related diseases. Lutein has a strong antioxidant capacity, which can inhibit the activity of oxygen free radicals and prevent the damage of oxygen free radicals to normal cells.
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