L Arginine Lycopene
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L Arginine Lycopene

Product name: Lycopene
Appearance: dark red acicular crystal
Source: tomatoes, carrots, watermelon, papaya, guava, etc
Characteristics: unstable to light and oxygen, turning brown when encountering iron
Molecular formula: C40H56
Molecular weight: 536.85
CAS NO.: 502-65-8

L Arginine Lycopene description

Lycopene is a kind of carotene and red pigment in plant foods. It has no physiological activity of vitamin A, but it has strong antioxidant function. The content of ripe red plant fruits is higher, especially in tomatoes, carrots, watermelon, papaya and guava. It can be used as pigment in food processing, and also as raw material of antioxidant health food.

L Arginine Lycopene function and application

1. It can be used as health products and sports supplements. Lycopene used in health products can resist oxidation, delay aging, enhance immunity, regulate blood lipids, etc.

2. In cosmetics industry. Typical products, such as lycopene moisturizing lotion, have whitening and anti-aging effects. Domestic products include lycopene whitening essence applicator, which has antioxidant, anti allergy and whitening effects.

3. Lycopene is used in the food and beverage industry. It can be used as a preservative for meat food and play a part in replacing nitrite.

4. Lycopene is used in the pharmaceutical industry. Its main functions include reducing blood pressure, treating hypercholesterolemia, hyperlipidemia, reducing cancer cells, etc. It has significant curative effects.