Marigold Flowers contan the primary carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin, often paired together and lycopene. Because the main ingredients in the eye health arena are the antioxidants lutein and zeaxanthin, and marigold flowers contain both, the industry is united in its conviction that marigold flowers are the best natural medicine for the eyes. Lutein and zeaxanthin do their work in the retina of the eye, where they inhibit the development of cataracts and macular degeneration.
Butterfly blue pea flowers contain the antioxidant proanthocyanidin, which improves the flow of blood through the eye capillaries. This helps the eyes adjust more quickly to changes in light and improve sharpness of vision. It has also been shown to be effective in stopping the progression of cataracts helping to treat damage to the retina, as well as improving night vision.
Mulberry leaf is packed with amino acids, beta-carotene, carotenoids, flavonoids, vitamins A, B1, B2, B6 and C, making it a powerful ally for promoting eye health. For centuries, mulberry leaf has been a staple for holistic doctors in India and China, for its use in stabilizing the liver, the imbalance of which commonly manifests as red, painful and watery eyes. Mulberry leaf also improves blurred vision, treats headaches and reduces dizziness.