Lutein powder crystal, Marigold extract powder, Marigold oleoresin

Synonyms: Marigold Extract Powder, Marigold Oleoresin
Botanical Source: Marigold Flower, Tagetes Erecta L
Used Part: Petal
CAS No.: 127-40-2
Certifications: ISO9001, ISO22000, ISO14001, Kosher, Halal
Packing: 1kg/bag, 5kg/bag, 25kg/ cardboard drum

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What is Lutein powder crystal?

Lutein Powder/Crystal Lutein power is obtained from marigold flower by extraction, saponification and purification.
Marigold flower belongs to compositae family and tagetes erecta. It is an annual herb and widely planted in Heilungkiang, Jilin, Inner Mongolia, Shanxi, Yunnan, etc. Based on the local situation of special soil environment and lighting condition, the local marigold have characteristics like growing fast, long flowering period,high productive capacity and adequate quality. Thus, the steady supply of raw materials, high yield and reduction of cost can be guaranteed.
It’s widely used in food, health care products etc. It’s widely recognized in the importance of eye health.



Phylloxanthin & Zeaxanthin


Main Specifications:

UV 80%,85% ,90%
HPLC 5%,10%,20%,80%,90%

Technical Parameters

Item Standard
Description Orange beadlets
Xanthophylls content ≥5.0%
Lutein content ≥5.0%
Loss on drying ≤5.0%
Heap density 0.40-0.70g/ml
Particle size (pass through sieve No. 40 ≥95.0%
LeadPb ≤1.0mg/kg
ArsenicAs ≤1.0mg/kg
Cadmium Cd ≤1.0mg/kg
MercuryHg ≤0.1mg/kg
Total Plate Count ≤1000cfu/g
Yeasts and Moulds ≤100cfu/g
E.Coli Negative
Salmonella Negative
Staphylococcus aureus Negative


Store in a cool and dry place, protected from light, heat and oxygen.
Shelf life:
24 months in the original package under recommend storage condition.
It is recommended to use the entire content after opening.


Lutein and its esters offer better stability towards light and also offer a wide range of colour hues from sunny yellow to sunset orange.The pigment finds its application in a variety of fields, including dairy, beverages, animal feed and the confectionery segment.
As a natural antioxidant, lutein had a protective effect against oxidative damage of egg yolk lecithin liposomal membranes induced by exposure to UV radiation and’s widely used to produce eye health care products in tablet and hard capsule form.
Lutein also acts as an antioxidant, they can improve the body immunity, enhance resistance.

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