Tomato P. E.
Commodity: Tomato P. E.
2) Specification: 5-90% lycopene by HPLC
3) Appearance: orange red or deep red fine powder
Functions and applications:
To prevent oxidation of low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and reduce the risk of developing atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease. Reduces the incidence of cancer as its potent antioxidant which possibly inhibits growth of cancer cells. Prevents heart disease through this same antioxidant mechanism via an inhibition of oxidative damage to LDL cholesterol. Is also used protect the skin from the damaging effects of ultra-violet light radiation.