Product Name:Marigold Extract
Latin Name:Tagetes erecta L
Appearance:Reddish Orange Yellow Powder
Specification: Lutein 5%-95%
Packing :25kgs/drum or 1kg/bag;
Stock in LA USA warehouse;
What is Marigold Extract?
Marigold extract is a petal extract of Marigold, a compositae plant, which has anti-aging effects.
Marigold traditionally the plant is claimed to treat skin diseases like sores, wounds, burns, ulcers, eczema etc. It has also been used against piles, kidney troubles, muscular pain, boils, carbuncles and earache. In Thailand, Marigold can grown in all area. The yellow or golden – orangeflowers of marigold are contains a large of flavonoids and lutein. Quercetagetin is flavonoid; it show antibacterial properties and Lutein is carotenoid; it acts as an antioxidant, protecting cells against the damage effect of free radicals.
Marigold flower extract is prepared from calendula marigold flower tagetes plant, which is a pigment widely used in food additives, also used as a medicinal pigment. Marigold extract lutein is an excellent anti-oxidant in food, marigold extract can prevent cellular senescence and aging body organs, but can also prevent age-related macular degeneration eye due to decreased vision and blindness.
Tagetes erecta L.
Place of Origin
Marigold extract is suitable for all skin types and it's especially beneficial to those affected by eczema and psoriasis as it is gentle and non-irritating. This plant has a high linoleic acid content, which is a natural anti-inflammatory and works wonders for people with sensitive skin.
Due to their antioxidant properties, uses for marigolds include:
1. Homemade Skin Treatment
Ointment can be used to soothe sunburns, warts, bites, acne and ulcerations, in addition to healing wounds, dry skin and blisters.
2. Digestive-Soothing Tea
Tea can be made with marigold flowers to lower symptoms caused by inflammatory bowel diseases/colitis. Marigold tea is also beneficial for treating gastritis, acid reflux and ulcers, as well as reducing stomach or menstrual cramps.
3. Immune-Boosting Formula
Marigold (calendula) drops or extract are sometimes used to manage symptoms of coughs, sore throats or fevers.
4. Eye, Genital or Skin Infection Treatment
Salves made with marigold have long been used to treat fungal infections of the genitals, feet, eyes, mouth, skin, and also to lower hemorrhoids, anal tears and candida.