Astaxanthin mainly and naturally exists in certain algae, krill, shrimp, recently years, people begin to extract such natural ingredient from those sea food, as Astaxanthin can be used as natural red pigment, food additive, dietary supplement, and also cosmetics.

The following sources are used for the commercial production of Astaxanthin extract:

  • Euphausia pacifica (Pacific krill)
  • Euphausia superba (Antarctic krill)
  • Haematococcus pluvialis (MicroAlgae)
  • Pandalus borealis (Arctic shrimp)
  • Xanthophyllomyces dendrorhous, formerly Phaffia rhodozyma (yeast)

“Green microalgae” comprise more than 7000 species growing in a variety of habitats. Haematococcus pluvialis (Chlorophyceae, Volvocales) is unicellular fresh water microalga distributed in many habitats worldwide. It is considered as the best natural source of astaxanthin and the main producing organism of this commercial product (Lorenz, 1999; Ranga Rao et al., 2010). 

Among the commercially important microalgae, Haematococcus pluvialis is the richest source of natural astaxanthin which is considered as “super anti-oxidant.” Natural astaxanthin significantly greater antioxidant capacity than the synthetic one. 

Astaxanthin is a reddish pigment that belongs to a group of chemicals called carotenoids. Astaxanthin from RD Health Ingredients® is from Haematococcus Pluvialis, and it is totally natural, no additive. And Astaxanthin has two form, one is powder, the other is Oleoresin, oil form.

  • CAS No.: 472-61-7
  • EINECS No.: 207-444-6

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The following feature Astaxanthin are naturally produced, bulk in stock, if you need any specification, please get contact with us via for more details, or any other customized astaxanthin product, please let us know, our lab will fully support you.

Astaxanthin products from rdhealthingredients
Astaxanthin products from RDhealthIngredients™
ProductSpecificationExtraction / Drying Method
Haematococcus Pluvialis Powder
Astaxathin Powder
1%, 2%, 3%, 5%Spray Drying, No Concentration, No Extraction
Astaxanthin CWS Powder1%, 2%, 3%Sparying Drying/ Nano-Emulsion
Astaxanthin Oleoresin5%, 10%Super Co2 Extraction
How we Produce Astaxanthin

Cultivation Environment

Yunnan, Southwestern of China, is a spring-four-season province in China, has the name of City of Flower. As there is one spring season all the year, plenty of rain, and plenty of sunshine, with huge scale of plain. Thus in Yunnan there are many kinds of Chinese precious herb, and also health herb products planting base. we have one planting base for large-scale cultivation and research of haematococcus pluvilais. Yunnan at an altitude of 1,900 meters, which has suitable temperature, fresh water and abundant sunshine, provides superior natural conditions for the cultivation of haematococcus pluvialis.

Haematococcus Pluvialis from RDhealthIngredients are cultivated in Photobioreactors (PBR), providing controlled closed micro-algae cultivation system, green technology, energized by natural sunlight. And what more importantly, the whole full-closed environment is protected with our super water purifying system.

  • Water Purifying system
  • Photobioreactors cultivation system (PBR)
  • Yunnan Special Nature Climate
    • All of those ensure our astaxanthin super in quality.

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