Astaxanthin

How does Astaxanthin work?

Astaxanthin is an antioxidant. This effect might protect cells from damage. Astaxanthin might also improve immune function.

Are there safety concerns?

Astaxanthin is safe when it is consumed in amounts found in food. The safety of astaxanthin supplements and astaxanthin in skin products is unknown.

Do not use astaxanthin supplements if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Dosing considerations for Astaxanthin.

The appropriate dose of astaxanthin depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for astaxanthin. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.


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