Nutrex Hawaii, BioAstin, Hawaiian Astaxanthin, 4 mg, 120 Gel Caps (Discontinued Item)194 Reviews
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0.3 lbs (0.14 kg)
- Product Code: NHI-03513
- UPC Code: 732894035133
- Package Quantity: 120 Gel Caps
- Dimensions: 4.4 x 2.2 x 2.2 in, 0.25 lbs (0.11 kg)
- Important Note:
Please note this item has been replaced by NHI-50013.
- Nature's Strongest Antioxidant and More!
- Dietary Supplement
- Natural Health from Hawaii
BioAstin, nature's strongest antioxidant, has shown a variety of benefits in human clinical studies:
- Supports joint and tendon health
- Supports skin health during UV and sun exposure
- Supports eye health
- Supports anti-aging through cellular health
- Supports healthy immune function
- Supports cardiovascular health
- Supports the body in recovery from exercise
One to three gel caps daily with food. BioAstin is safe and natural; results are usually seen within 2 to 6 weeks of daily use.
Natural astaxanthin (from haematococcus pluvialis microalgae).
Other Ingredients: Safflower oil, gelatin, glycerin, purified water, natural tocopherols.
Also contains naturally occurring carotenoids including lutein in a synergistic blend.
Free of yeast, corn, wheat, gluten, and lactose. Non-GMO, BSE-free.
Do not use if outer seal is broken.
|Serving Size: 3 Gel Caps|
|Servings per Container: 40|
|Amount Per Serving||% DV*|
|Calories from Fat||10|
|Total Fat||1.5 g||2%*|
|Vitamin E (d-alpha tocopherol)||30 IU||100%|
|Natural Astaxanthin||12 mg||**|
|*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
** Daily Value not established.
iHerb Customer Reviews
I have a love hate relationship with these little dark red pills. I religiously took 2 Astaxanthin a day for almost a year, but stop taking it because I hated the strange indigestion (major fish burps) it would give me. During that time, I definitely noticed some very positive side-effects: I had this nagging but mild heel and shoulder pain from working out that suddenly disappeared after taking Astaxanthin for a few weeks. I also never developed a sunburn if I was out in the sun too long, and I was rarely sick. I’ve always been prone to bronchial infections most of my adult life. It has been about 7 months since I stop taking Astaxanthin and my heel and shoulder pain is back, and I've had to deal with bronchitis twice. The most convincing piece of evidence that Astaxanthin truly works occurred a couple of weekends ago when I went camping. I was out in full sun for less than 3 hours with a 20 SPF sunscreen on and I still manage to develop a painful sunburn. In February 2009 while I was taking Astaxanthin, I went to St. Lucia for my winter vacation. My pale winter skin did not burn at all, even though I was not wearing any sunscreen. I just happy my bottle finally arrived in the mail yesterday. : ) I read somewhere on the Internet that if you take Astaxanthin half way through your biggest meals of the day it should, minimize the indigestion some people experience. I'm hoping it works, because I truly believe Astaxanthin is an important and effective supplement to take.
I had this 4mg astaxanthin before I tried the 12mg. With saw my skin clear up from blotches and my eyes were clearer. With the 12mg its more expensive and I dont see the same effect as the 4mg. With the 12mg my pigmentations turned pinkish and I dont see the scattered pigmentation on my skin disappear. With the Triple strength I had two episodes of Panic Attacks. Weak knees, numbness and tingling on my face, head, arms and legs. Heavy heart like I would faint. When I trace back it happened after at least 10-15 minutes after taking astaxanthin. Had I not have the second attack from the triple strength I could not link my first panic attack to astaxanthin 4mg about a year ago. this is an overhyped supplement by Dr. Oz and Dr. Mercola. the warning on the side effects were completely hidden unless you search online or experience it yourself. Check the blogs and forum at Dr Perricone about the side effects of asta. I am not making things up.