Marigold CO2 extract is a highly concentrated form of the marigold plant's active ingredients. It is obtained using carbon dioxide as a solvent in a process that preserves the plant's natural properties. This extract is widely used in the food, cosmetics, and pharmaceutical industries due to its high potency and numerous health benefits.
Synonyms: Marigold CO2 extract is also known as Calendula CO2 extract.
Botanical names: The botanical name of the marigold plant is Calendula officinalis.
Chemical composition: Marigold CO2 extract contains a complex mixture of active ingredients, including carotenoids, flavonoids, and essential oils. The primary active ingredient in marigold CO2 extract is lutein, a carotenoid that has been shown to have potent antioxidant properties.
Growing Locations: Marigold plants are native to the Mediterranean region, but they are now grown in many parts of the world. The highest quality marigold plants are typically grown in sunny locations with well-drained soil.