Zeaxanthin – Powder, 50g
Zeaxanthin is a carotenoid that plays a role in protection against the harmful effects of oxidation and light-induced damage. When administered to humans, it is thought that these protective effects are most prevalent in the eyes.
Zeaxanthin is a yellow-colored pigment found in the center of the macula. It is found in high levels in dark green vegetables, orange and yellow fruits, and in the yolk of eggs. Zeaxanthin is the pigment that gives paprika, saffron, and corn their characteristic colors. Once inside the body, it is drawn to the eyes. It makes its way into the lens, macula, and fovea (the center spot of the retina).
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What is Zeaxanthin?
Zeaxanthin is one of the most common carotenoids in nature, and is used in the xanthophyll cycle. Synthesized in plants and some micro-organisms, it is the pigment that gives paprika (made from bell peppers), corn, saffron, wolfberries, and many other plants and microbes their characteristic color. Zeaxanthin is considered to have potential health benefits specifically with regards to eye health.
Zeaxanthin Benefits and Uses
Studies have shown that Zeaxanthin may have the following benefits:
- Supports general eye health
- Promotes visual clarity
- Promotes longevity
- May act as an antioxidant
- Promotes clear skin
Additional Information on Zeaxanthin
Xanthophylls such as zeaxanthin are found in highest quantity in the leaves of most green plants, where they act to modulate light energy and perhaps serve as a non-photochemical quenching agent to deal with triplet chlorophyll (an excited form of chlorophyll) which is overproduced at high light levels during photosynthesis.
Where to Buy Zeaxanthin
Botany offers high-quality Zeaxanthin powder in a quantity of 50g. Our Zeaxanthin has been lab-tested and verified for both product purity and identity.
For Best Results:
- Take 100mg orally up to 2 times daily.
- Sensitive to flavors? Feel free to mix your powder into your favorite food or drink.
- Store in a cool, dry place away from light.
- A 50g jar contains 500 x 100mg servings.
- We recommend using a milligram scale to accurately measure dosages.
One Serving (100mg) Contains:
- Zeaxanthin 100mg
- Other Ingredients: none.
- No artificial colors, preservatives, or additives.
This product is contraindicated in an individual with a history of hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients.
Consult your physician if pregnant, nursing, have or suspect a medical condition.
Do not use if tamper seal is broken.