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Contact: Aaron Yang
Company: Bettering Biotech Co., Ltd.
No. 3 Beishapo St.
Xi'an 710048
Phone: 008617392957286
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Date/Time:  6/13/18 7:03 GMT

Bettering Biotech Factory Supply Marigold Extract Lutein

1. Sources and Habitat

Calendula, marigold, is a genus of about 12–20 species of annual or perennial
herbaceous plants in the daisy family Asteraceae, native to an area from
Macaronesia east through the Mediterranean to Iran. Calendula should not be
confused with other plants that are also known as marigolds, such as corn marigold,
desert marigold, marsh marigold, or plants of the genus Tagetes.The most commonly
cultivated and used member of the genus is the pot marigold (Calendula
officinalis). Herbal and cosmetic products named 'calendula' invariably derive from
C. officinalis.

2. Descriptions and Specifications of Product

Content Specifications: 5.0%-20.0% Lutein Test by UV/HPLC

Molecular Formula: C40H56O2

Molecular Mass: 568.87

CAS No.: 127-40-2

Constitutional Formula:


3. Indications and Uses

Prevent blindness resulted from AMD. In 1996, USA suggested that aged people of
60-65 should reinforce Lutein 6 mg per day.
Protect cells against the damaging effects of free radicals and/or as a filter in
light sensitive tissues such as the eye macula, lens and retina that protect eyes
against UV radiation from light and computer.
Alleviate Age Pigment Degeneration in human body and anti-lipid peroxidation by

4. Safety Concerns

Calendula is known to cause allergic reactions. Calendula should be avoided during

5. Dosage Information

Dried Florets: 1-4 g or by infusion three times daily.

Liquid Extract: 0.5-1.0 mL (1:1 in 40% alcohol) three times daily.

Calendula Tincture: (BPC 1934) 0.3-1.2 mL (1:5 in 90% alcohol) three times daily.

Dried Extract: Marigold (Calendula) capsules are generally available in strengths
that range from 300 to 600 mg. Within herbal blends, quantities of marigold flower
are significantly smaller. Typically, a capsule strength of 400 to 500 mg is
recommended to be taken 3 times daily.

External Use Tincture-liquid extract (1:1) in 40% alcohol or tincture 1:5 in 90%
alcohol. Apply to wounds as such and dilute 1:3 with water for compresses. Ointment

Minimum Order: 1 kilograms

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