• Latin Name: Tagetes Erecta
  • CAS No.: 90131-43-4
  • Active Ingredient: Lutein
  • Specification: 10%-90% Lutein
  • Part used: Flower
  • Test Method: HPlC
  • Appearance: Fine Brown Yellow Powder


The main active ingredient in marigold extract is lutein. Lutein is one of the most common Carotenoids widely presented in plants, especially dark-green leafy vegetables. Lutein is a component of adult’s retina yellow spots pigment and plays an important role in protecting human retina, preventing macular degeneration and retina oxidizing damage. Lutein can also reduce blood sugar in type I diabetes patients effectively. Besides, it has the function of dilatation of blood vessels. 


  • Protect skin
  • Prevent retina against oxidation when absorb light