Astaxanthin, and the Now Alchemy 6 Keys elixir can be used topically to promote healthy skin. In vitro studies have shown that combining topical and oral doses of Astaxanthin can help to smooth wrinkles, make age spots smaller, and help maintain skin moisture. Astaxanthin scavenges the ROS in the skin surface which ultimately helps reduce moisture loss and keeps skin smooth. 2. Natural Astaxanthin reduces UVB induced inflammation probably via the NF-kB kinase dependent pathway. The less stressed your skin is the better.
Researchers have also discovered that Astaxanthin may benefit heart health. One study examined Astaxanthin’s effects on rats with hypertension (high blood pressure), and results indicated that it may help to improve elastin levels and arterial wall thickness. This also suggests that Astaxanthin may help prevent heart disease and lower bad cholesterol!
Some studies show that Astaxanthin may be able to reduce inflammation and pain symptoms related to rheumatoid arthritis(which effects around 20% of all people) and carpal tunnel syndrome(a painful condition of the hand and fingers caused by compression of a major nerve where it passes over the carpal bones through a passage at the front of the wrist, alongside the flexor tendons of the hand.).
In a 2005 double-blind clinical trial that spanned three months, 30 different men who were previously suffering from infertility were examined under the effects of Astaxanthin. The researchers saw clear improvements in sperm parameters, like count and motility, and improved fertility in the group who received a strong dosage of Astaxanthin.
As potentially the world's most powerful antioxidant, Astaxanthin helps the body to reduce inflammation, one of the leading causes of tumors and cancer.
- Astaxanthin is 550 times more effective as an antioxidant than vitamin E
- Astaxanthin is nearly 6,000 times stronger than vitamin C, one of the most important vitamins when it comes to boosting the immune system
- It’s also 550 times richer as a source of antioxidants than green tea or other Catechins.
FAT LOSS & MUSCLE GAIN
There have been a barrage of studies displaying how Astaxanthin might help increase endurance, help the body burn fat for energy, boost physical stamina and reduce fatigue levels during and after intensive exercises. Several studies, including a 2004 mice study, have shown that Astaxanthin can help encourage the body to use its own reserve of fats. This not only helps boost your endurance but also reduces the risk of skeletal and muscle damage. Scientists in a 2005 study even found that Astaxanthin supplementation may not reduce the likelihood of injury, but can help enhance endurance and stamina during fitness training! So whether you're using Astaxanthin as a training supplement or just to perform your best in life, it can help you either way.