The macula is responsible for your central detailed vision, such as reading, and is located at the central area of the eye’s retina.
Saffron is a spice made from the flower of Crocus sativus. Its characteristic taste and aroma comes from the antioxidants Picrocrocin and Safranal. Its colour is due to the naturally occurring, antioxidant carotenoid, Crocin. Carotenoids are important components of the macula. They are not synthesised by the body and must be obtained from the diet. Carotenoids are strong antioxidants and reduce the effects of oxidative stress on the macula, as you age.
AREDS & AREDS2:
The Macular Saffron formula has been especially developed based on findings from AREDS & AREDS2 clinical research studies.
Macular Saffron Complex contains Vitamins C & E, Zinc & Copper, which were part of the active components of the AREDS research study, and may benefit the macula region. The recommended daily intake of Macular Saffron Complex provides 500mg Vitamin C, 400IU Vitamin E, 50mg Zinc and 2mg Copper.
Macular Saffron Complex is unique in that we have also added the natural antioxidant power of Crocus sativus (Saffron).
Macular Saffron Complex may assist in:
- Providing nutrients important to the macular region of the eye.
- Helping protect against free radical damage in the macular region of the retina.
Macular Saffron Complex contains Vitamins C & E, Zinc & Copper, which were part of the active components of the AREDS research study, and may benefit the macula region.
ACTIVE INGREDIENTS (Per tablet):
Crocus sativus (Saffron) threads (stigma and style) 10mg, Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C ) 250mg, d-alpha tocopheryl acid succinate (Vitamin E) 200 IU, Zinc (as Zinc oxide) 25mg, Copper (as Copper gluconate) 1mg.
Store below 30°C in a cool, dry place. Saffron antioxidants can only be of benefit if you have a healthy lifestyle and balanced diet.
2 tablets per day. Not recommended for children 12 years and under. Do not use if cap seal is broken.
WARNING: Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet. Contains zinc which may be dangerous if taken in large amounts or for a long period.
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