Douglas Labs' Lutein is a carotenoid vitamin with many potential uses and benefits. Lutein is a natural antioxidant carotenoid found in certain plants, such as the petals of Marigold flowers. A significant amount of zeaxanthin, a carotenoid similar in structure and function to lutein is also contained in each softgel. It closely resembles beta-carotene and vitamin A.
This vitamin may potentially be absorb into the body better and faster when taken with a full meal that is high in fat. It is commonly known for its benefit to eye health, such as inhibiting eye diseases like age-related macular degeneration, retinitis pigmentosa, retinopathy of prematurity, eye strain, and cataracts.
Lutein has been shown to potentially improve recovery after exercising, and may help in increasing memory and mental function in older women, as well as speaking function.
Lutein has been used by individuals to possibly help with:
- Potentially reducing the risk of heart disease
- May help with diabetes type 2
- May help to protect the tissues of the eye from sun damage
- May help to Improve mental function
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Suggested Use: Take 1 softgel 2-3 times daily, or as directed by a health care practitioner.
Serving Size: 1 softgel
Servings Per Container: 90
Amount Per Serving:
Vitamin E (as d-alpha-tocopherol) 0.6 mg
Lutein 6 mg
Zeaxanthin 300 mcg
Safflower oil, gelatin (capsule), glycerin, purified water, yellow beeswax, mixed tocopherols.
If you are pregnant, nursing, have a medical condition, or taking medications, consult your physician before using this product. Keep this product out of reach of children.
Store in a cool, dry place.
**These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.