Pure, safe and reliable natural astaxanthin - nature's most powerful antioxidant - is our pride at Algicel. Our natural astaxanthin is unique because it is produced by native microalgae (Haematococcus pluvialis) selected in natural Azorean waters. The Azores, with their ideal climate and clean environment, provide the best conditions for microalgae to develop. Engineering and technology are at the heart of Algicel. We design the process and technological solutions to produce the highest quality products. In our production facility, we can guarantee purity, safety and reliability.
Astaxanthin extracted from microalgae Haematococcus pluvialis, therefore of non-GMO plant origin, it is a carotenoid pigment with a wide field of application in the food, cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries.
Astaxanthin as a powerful antioxidant has multi-functions and multi-benefits. Its remarkable ability to combat oxidative stress and its natural anti-inflammatory activity, make it a supplement capable of improving health in general. In particular, astaxanthin can contribute to the preservation of young skin, resistant to ultraviolet radiation, favor eye health and increase the activity and number of cells in the immune system. Astaxanthin can help to improve the lipid profile as well as other metabolic parameters, with protection of the cardiovascular system. Astaxanthin can contribute to glycemic control and improve the performance of physical exercise, protecting against induced muscle and tissue damage, reducing fatigue and decreasing recovery time. In addition, astaxanthin is able to cross the blood-brain barrier, a highly selective barrier that is impervious to most substances. This property allows you to contribute to brain health, maintaining a normal functioning of the cognitive system and providing neuronal protection.
Astaxanthin is a fantastic substance, it is 6000 times more potent than vitamin C and 500 times more potent than vitamin E.