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Lutein 5% Powder

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Lutein 5% Powder

Key Features

  • Antioxidant & carotenoid
  • Promotes eye health
  • Derived from marigold plant
  • Taste

  • Mixability

Lutein is an antioxidant that is found in the carotenoid family and is often found in large concentrations in vegetables. Because Lutein is not made naturally by the body, it must be supplemented or found through dietary means.

Directions

Serving Size & Timing

This extract should be taken in servings of 100 to 400mg once a day. It is best to store this powder in a place that is free from light, heat and moisture.

Nutritional Information

Supplement Facts

Serving size: 400 milligrams
Serving per container: *
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value**
Lutein (from Tagetes erecta flowers) 20mg *
* Daily Value not established.
** Based on 2,000 calorie diet

Maltodextrin

Soy, dairy, yeast and gluten

As a dietary supplement, take 400mg (1/8 tsp) daily, or as directed by physician.

US Standard Measuring Spoons
Spoon Size(level) milligrams
1/16 teaspoon 197
1/8 teaspoon 394
1/4 teaspoon 788

INGREDIENTS & FURTHER INFORMATION

CONCENTRATION OF LUTEIN

Lutein is 5% pure and is taken from the marigold plant. The remaining 95% is plant matter that results as a byproduct from the extraction process. The color of the supplement will range from yellow to orange, depending on the volume of the other carotenoids present in the particular batch.

LUTEIN SIDE EFFECTS

As long as suggested serving sizes are adhered to, this supplement should be safe to consume. Some have reported headaches, and taking more than the recommended amount could have adverse effects on the body.

Customer Reviews

Double the dose worked for me
I began using the Lutein 5% at the recommended dosage, but i was not seeing much change after 2-3 weeks. After reading a review here that someone used TWICE the recommended dosage and was having results i gave that a try. I took 800mg 1/day. And it worked at that dosage for me! I started having less eye strain and tired eyes.
I am in front of a computer screen for most of a day and this truly helps with eye strain for me.
I also started using saffron as well for the dryness and that helped me too. I started this about a month after i was seeing results from the Lutein.
This is my second order of Lutein in powder form, it seems to work better that the capsules i have found in other stores. I will continue using this product!*

On 12/2/2016 Jeff said...

Customer service is outstanding
I have only been taking it for a few days so I have not realized any benefit as of yet. I anxiously await...*

On 10/17/2016 Lora said...

Great Product, Great Price
I use it and I give it to my elderly dogs to keep keep their eyes healthy, too.*

On 5/25/2016 Alexis said...

Fabulus Product
Lutein is one Fabulous Product! I don't go a day without it. The first 2 times I have taken it, I went through such an immediate detox with my eyes and nervous system, I couldn't believe it. *

On 5/8/2016 Sara said...

wow
wow, great stuff*

On 5/7/2016 Sharon said...

Another arrow in the quiver
Glad to have this in the antioxidant arsenal. It's very orange. It is also a better value than capsule form, as is the case with all of the bulk supplements I've ordered from bulksupplements.com.

Love how fast they get the product out the door - pretty much in 24 hours or less every time - can't beat that. Don't love the post office that took right at a week each time to deliver product to an adjacent state, missing their own estimates twice in the process.

With regard to the lutein itself, I bought it to supplement eye health.*

On 5/3/2016 Rex said...

For macular degeneration and floaters
i have been using this product for 10 days. I have macular degeneration and will continue to take this as a preventive measure against further degeneration. My eyes feel less dry so I think it is accomplishing something positive. Several months ago I had several large floaters appear in one eye and had an eye exam done. The doctor said the floaters should gradually decrease. I located this product as I thought I should be doing something to help with the floaters. In 10 days I have noticed this has helped a bit in having the size of the floaters decrease. I have noticed that my night vision has improved a bit. *

On 4/28/2016 Jane said...

Good for eyesight
This is great to improve macular degeneration in some people as well as generally improve vision overall. Super pure and extremely fast service. This company is very reliable.*

On 4/1/2016 robert said...

lutien
great product use it daily, eyesight is improving tremendously.*

On 3/21/2016 Emil said...

Lutein 5%
Great for AMD - some support for cognitive function.
Great flow so needed less mag stearate for encapsulation.
Importantly, good price in a pinch,*

On 2/13/2016 Paul said...

Tastes like carrots
It tastes good. I'm having eye problems. I thought this might help. *

On 1/19/2016 Patricia said...

Golden!
I've been taking lutein for my eyesight, for some time now.
But was thrilled to find Bulk Supplements carried it in 5% form... mixed only with the marigold leaves it comes from... instead of nasty excipients and fillers.

I mix mine with a bit of oil and lecithin, pour hot water over it, stir, drink as a tea.

Thank you, Bulk Supplements.

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On 10/14/2015 Laurie said...

Lutein
This is my reorder of Lutein 5% from the Bulk Supplement. After taking it every day since my last order, there is a definite improvement of how my eyes feel and see now. I'll never stop taking it as long as it helps my vision. *

On 9/19/2015 Wen-Mei said...

Great
Very good. I could feel the difference in weeks.*

On 7/19/2015 Noah said...

great product
great product for eye health. i trust the quality of products from this company....and the shipping and customer service are top notch! thank you!*

On 7/8/2015 cindi said...

Twenty-five milligrams per day for the rest of your life
The following, abstracted from MEDLINE (GreenMedInfo), are the benefits of lutein:
1. Decreased intake during pregnancy of fruits and vegetables and their associated folate and lutein/zeaxanthin, necessary for DNA methylation, synthesis, and retinal function, may increase the risk of having a child with sporadic retinoblastoma.
2. High combined intakes of vitamin C, beta-carotene, beta-cryptoxanthin, and lutein/zeaxanthin from food significantly inversely correlated with DNA translocation damage in persons such as airline pilots subjected to chronic ionizing radiation. There was no correlation with intakes of vitamin E, alpha-carotene, or lycopene from food.
3. Intake of vegetables appears to decrease premenopausal breast cancer risk.
4. Lutein reduces oxidative stress in the term newborn.
5. Lutein supplementation reduces visual fatigue.
6. Lutein supplementation improves visual function in patients with age-related cataracts.
7. Lutein supplementation improves visual function in patients with age-related macular degeneration.
8. Lutein supplementation improves visual function in people exposed to long-term computer display light exposure.
9. Lutein/zeaxanthin supplementation improves human visual performance.
10. Lutein/zeaxanthin, meso-zeaxanthin augment macular pigmentation.
11. Vegetables and fruits rich in lycopene and other carotenoids may be protective against prostate cancer.
12. Fucoxanthin, lutein, and tetrahydrocurcumin may have chemopreventive effects against colon carcinogenesis.
13. Lutein prevents the effect of high glucose levels on immune system cells in vivo and in vitro.
14. Oleic acid can be used as a suitable fat source to modulate the absorption of dietary lutein and zeaxanthin from green leafy vegetables to manage age-related macular degeneration.
15. Oleic acid significantly enhances the bioavailability of lutein.
16. Lutein and lycopene exhibit chemopreventive properties during hepatocarcinogenesis.
17. Lutein and zeaxanthin are conditionally essential nutrients needed to protect the macula.
18. Lutein may have a role in the prevention of dementia due to its anti-oxidant properties.
19. Lutein protects against Deoxynivalenol-induced toxicity.
20. Various carotenoids and flavonoids from plants may contribute to the reversal of multidrug resistance.
21. Watermelon and guava contain significant amounts of the carotenoids lycopene, lutein and beta-carotene.
22. Lutein prevents cataract development and progression in diabetic rats.*

On 5/16/2015 Stephen said...

Lutein 5% Powder
I am over fifty ,I am trying to protect my eyes,Lutein May Decrease Your Risk of Macular Degeneration, lutein may also decrease your risk of cardiovascular disease. One study found that people who had higher levels of lutein and other antioxidants in their blood also had healthier blood vessels.
I like to take supplements in bulk to ave money,,Lutein is hard to find in bulk , bulksupplements has good price and great service.*

On 4/9/2015 Matthew said...

Lutein for eye strain
After several years of eye strain, I decided to try supplements for some level of relief. I am happily to report that after only 2 weeks of taking 800mg of 5% lutein powder daily I am experiencing less eye strain every day. The only problem I have with the product is that it doesn't mix completely when using a shaker bottle, otherwise I am very happy with the outline, bulk supplements, and their great shipping department.*

On 3/31/2015 Jimb said...

Seems to be helping eyes.
Have tried this for 2 months now for my eyes. Don't seem to be as dry and itchy as they were. Will continue to use this. I like having an alternative to capsules and that it is pure. *

On 9/25/2014 Shirley said...

Lutein
Needed to try this for the eyes and it is a bit soon to tell if it is working. It is a bit hard to mix for liposomal. We will keep at it for the next batch.*

On 9/25/2014 Carole said...

Solid solution
High quality and hard to find better price.
The amount you get is geared toward long-term and consistent supplement usage for vision. So, give it a try and don't turn a blind eye to your health.
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On 8/4/2014 BM said...

Lutein 5%
I used this for a small production run. Came with COA but ran an HPLC to verify – and it did. Ran micro on the final product and it was within limits. Thus, excellent quality and great service.*

On 7/15/2014 Paul said...

Lutein
Best quality Lutein I've seen. Completely dry, no moisture. Excellent packaging, and turn around time! *

On 4/20/2014 robbin said...

Lutein
Best quality Lutein I've seen. Completely dry, no moisture. Excellent packaging, and turn around time! *

On 4/20/2014 robbin said...

delicious supplement
I ordered this lutein supplement because I have dry eyes as a consequence of chemotherapy. I wanted to help protect my eyes from further degeneration, especially since I am out in the sun a lot. I also wanted to see if the lutein would help remoisturize my eyes. It has only been two weeks of lutein use but my eyes have started to feel a little more comfortable.

In addition, the lutein has a nice carroty/pumkiny aroma and taste, so I enjoy adding it as a flavoring to my food.

I usually shop for completely unadulterated supplements, but I couldn't find lutein or other carotinoids without other ingredients. I wasn't sure that I would like this supplement because it is only 5% lutein, 95% maltodextrin. But it turns out to be fine; it makes the lutein really easy to mix into water and it's easy to measure out the tiny serving size.

I had no idea what maltodextrin was before I ordered this. While waiting for the supplement to arrive, I started to do some research. It turns out that maltodextrin is pretty harmless and inoffensive, and it also has some interesting and useful properties. So I am also using this lutein/maltodextrin combination for mad science experiments as well as boring lutein supplementation.
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On 4/16/2014 Carolyn said...

Lutein
I am so glad to find this site to order pure powders, and I ordered 500g of Lutein for my family, since people overuse their eyes on 3C stuffs. The taste is OK, at least my kids can accept it, but still need time to evaluate it. *

On 2/4/2014 Dorian said...

Good product
I am so glad to find this site to order pure powders, and I ordered 500g of Lutein for my family, since people overuse their eyes on 3C stuffs. The taste is OK, at least my kids can accept it, but still need time to evaluate it. *

On 1/29/2014 Dorian said...

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