Tagetes erecta flower – a plant with edible flowers, it has an intense citrus flavor, reminiscent of a grapefruit peel. Marigold flowers are a source of carotenoids, which are very powerful antioxidants.
Lutein is a yellow pigment found naturally in plants and belongs to the group of xanthophylls. The human body cannot produce this substance on its own, so it should be supplied in the right amount with food or in the form of a supplement. Significant amounts of lutein are found in green vegetables (Brussels sprouts, cabbage, spinach) and egg yolk.
The marigold flower extract also contains zeaxanthin, which is found in the lens and the retina of the eye, particularly in the macula, which is responsible for visual acuity. It can also be found in vegetables and fruits.
Bilberry fruit extract (Vaccinium myrtillus), i.e. blueberry fruit, containing many valuable nutritional values such as vitamins and minerals as well as antioxidants. Antioxidants neutralize free radicals, thanks to which the berries inhibit the aging process. Blueberry fruits are a source of vitamins A, B1, B2, PP and C, as well as flavonoids, phytoestrogens, pectins, folic acid and fiber. Thanks to the presence of anthocyanins and tannins, they support the proper functioning of the eyes.
Vitamin A contributes to the maintenance of normal iron metabolism, helps maintain the proper condition of the mucous membranes and helps maintain healthy skin. Vitamin A plays a very important role in the process of cell specialization.