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AstaReal 2.5% Astaxanthin Beadlets

Astaxanthin 2.5% Beadlets - AstaReal Natural Astaxanthin

AstaReal® EL25

EL25 is a high quality, water dispersible, astaxanthin extract beadlet, containing 2.5% natural astaxanthin, which has been designed to fill multiple roles to better serve the functional food and dietary supplement industries. In addition to having an all-vegetable formula, AstaReal® EL25 is a water dispersible, very stable, flowable and free of the major allergens as identified by the FDA. This form is ideal for two piece capsules, powdered drinks, functional foods and more.

A wealth of health benefits for both humans and companion animals

Since 1994, AstaReal’s natural astaxanthin has been researched in over 140 published studies including 70 clinical trials. The results have shown that natural astaxanthin helps promote such areas as joint health, eye health, skin health, cardiovascular health, anti-fatigue, general cognitive function, sleep, and muscle endurance. The results have also shown parallel results with improvement in immune function, endurance, coat health, eye health, sleep and general well-being in companion animals.

The most powerful, natural antioxidant

Astaxanthin is the most powerful naturally occurring antioxidant, shown to be 6,000 times more potent than Vitamin C and 800 times more potent than CoQ10 (Nishida Y. et al., 2007.) Some antioxidants, like vitamin C, can exhibit prooxidant behavior in the presence of high concentrations of free radicals or redox-active metals (Carocho M. et al.,2013.) Astaxanthin however does not exhibit prooxidant properties, making it a safer and healthier antioxidant option (Martin H.D. et al., 1999.) Astaxanthin is one of the few carotenoids that can cross the blood-brain barrier and the blood-retinal barrier, adding a level of protection to the brain and eyes as well (Guerin M. et al., 2003.) Astaxanthin has also been shown to reduce levels of circulating C-Reactive Protein in the blood, which is a marker of systemic inflammation correlated with a risk for heart disease in humans (Park J.S. et al., 2010.)

The Three Promises of Natural AstaReal Astaxanthin


  • Non-GMO Natural Ax, resistant to contamination and chlorophyll 
  • cGMP・HACCP・ISO9001 certified facilities
  • Successful FDA GRAS and NDI notifications


  • Pharmaceutical level of quality control and quality assurance
  • Consistently high quality and stability 
  • Environmentally-friendly (e.g. hydro power)


  • Two cultivation facilities to meet growing demand
  • Offers stable supply with indoor production technology
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