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The Health Effects of Antioxidants: Lycopene

Lycopene powder 20% HPLC/UV is a natural pigment contained in plants and is one of the strongest antioxidants found in nature so far. It is mainly found in the ripe fruit of tomato, a plant of the family Solanaceae. It is currently the strongest antioxidant found in nature.


Mammals cannot synthesize lycopene supplements by themselves and must obtain it from vegetables and fruits. Lycopene is mainly found in foods such as tomatoes, watermelon, grapefruit, and guava. The amount of lycopene in tomatoes varies with variety and maturity. The higher the maturity, the higher the lycopene content. The lycopene content in fresh ripe tomatoes is generally 31~37mg/kg.


Natural Lycopene is a kind of carotenoid, is a strong antioxidant, has a strong ability to scavenge free radicals, has a significant effect on the prevention and treatment of many diseases, and effectively inhibits the proliferation and replication, can also prevent cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases, improve immunity, and protect cell DNA from free radical damage.


Moreover, lycopene can also promote the growth and regeneration of cells, maintain skin health, and delay aging. It is known as "plant gold" and "the new favorite of health care products in the 21st century".

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