Astaxanthin’s superior role as antioxidant plays a unique part in
protecting the cell membrane and rejuvenating skin.


Antioxidants are substances that are capable of counteracting the damaging effects of oxidation (free radicals) and they are found naturally in many foods including fruits, vegetables and nuts and can also be found in supplement form. Antioxidants help fight oxidation which is accelerated by stress, smoking, alcohol, strenuous exercise, x-rays and processed and instant foods.

Our antioxidant systems are not perfect , so as we age and are subjected to all these free radicals our cells and DNA are compromised by oxidation and free radicals can damage and destroy our cells. Scientists believe that DNA damage is a major component of the aging process. Oxidation in the human body can be likened to metal when it rusts.

Free radicals are molecules produced as a result of an unhealthy diet or exposure to pollution, smoke, chemicals, stress and free radical damage may play a role in heart disease, cancer, stroke, Alzheimers, arthritis, cataracts and other diseases.

So antioxidants prevent oxidation (rusting) in our bodies by building a healthy immune system. Antioxidants are found in our healthy fruit and vegetables and neutralize the free radicals (junk food).

Prevention – Treats the cause not the effect:
Natural Astaxanthin may help in various different ways, in general by enhancing the immunity.

Safety and Stability:
It important to find a suitable delivery method to get the Astaxanthin into the body. The most common method is in a gelatin capsule. Gelcaps can provide protection from oxygen for an oil-based Astaxanthin product. But not all gelcaps are created equal; it is important that a quality manufacturer is used to protect the Astaxanthin within. If you take Astaxanthin in a poor quality capsule, for example synthetic as opposed to natural, what can happen is that some or all of the Astaxanthin can oxidise into a product called astacene, so you wont get the benefits you are looking for. Synthetic Astaxanthin is produced by a few huge chemical companies in the laboratory from petrochemicals.

Even worse than the capsules are the problems with the contents of Astaxanthin in powdered form. Most powders containing Astaxanthin are extremely unstable. The only way to ensure stability is to micro-encapsulate the powder into tiny gelatin beads.

As with the gelcaps it is imperative that this is done by a quality manufacturer with the expertise to successfully protect the fragile molecules from the air. There are few manufacturers in the world that are capable of doing this, and it remains a very technical and expensive process.


Natural Astaxanthin Gelcaps

It is a very frightening fact that there are products sold commercially that do not come anywhere close to maintaining sufficient stability. Be very careful when choosing brands and only go with a respected manufacturer.

There has never been negative interaction or contra indications and Astaxanthin can be used with all forms of medication.

Food – Astaxanthin as a dietary supplement:
Natural Astaxanthin is a tonic for the heart, adding protection for the brain and eyes and central nervous system by helping with stress levels.

Sport recovery / endurance / stamina boost:
Because Astaxanthin is such a powerful antioxidant, it effectively scavenges the muscle tissue for free radicals and eliminates singlet oxygen. Another effect of Astaxanthin reduction of lactic acid build up in the muscles.

Love your pets:
Astaxanthin is a wonderful supplement for your pets.

Get in touch

I always encourage my clients to liaise with me either personally or telephonically to discuss the dosages, which are so personal and vary, dependent on whether for general use or for a chronic condition. The benefits of this natural medicine increase as the dosage increases. Also important to explain the merits and benefits of this amazing nutrient and how Astaxanthin works in the body.

Contact Pru Harrington:
Tel: 079 333 4630

What people say about
Natural Astaxanthin

Thank you for the bottle of the Astaxanthin capsules. They work wonders.

The anti-oxidant is indeed beneficial to me. My joint problems have moved far into the background and I have much greater stamina for the physically demanding work I'm doing at 56.


I am a 38 year old and mother of three children.

Due to my profession as a hairstylist, I suffered from sore muscles and carpal tunnel syndrome.

I have been on Astaxanthin for nearly a year now and have not had any pain in my muscles and joints since.

I have more energy and have even lost a few pounds in weight - I love the product.


For some time now, I have wanted to write to you to say a HUGE thank you for the introduction to Astaxanthin. It took a few months to get my tongue around pronouncing the word …… but it took a way less time to start feeling the positive effects of Asta – as we now call it – way easier on the tongue!

My intro to Astaxanthin was through a colleague, and when I spoke to you and later had the opportunity to meet you I was blown away by what you, so passionately told me about the benefits of Astaxanthin, and certainly saw in meeting you.

For me, having gone through a very severe leg break in 2014 and always the first one to go down with flu and chest infections on an annual basis, my health and my resistance to illness has improved so dramatically. I had another foot operation earlier this year and have sailed through the recovery thereof. I can definitely say that my immune system is at its prime, and at the age of 56, using your Astaxanthin Cream is perfect. My beautician always compliments me on my skin when she does a facial. Her words are, I don’t know what you are using, but keep on using it!

My husband is also on Astaxanthin and about 3 years ago I started him on Joint Astaxanthin. At the age of 18 he had an accident that severely damaged his left leg and foot and he could not walk for over a year. 14 years ago he had a hip replacement …. And over the years his ankle on his left foot had deteriorated so badly that he was in pain and could hardly walk. The Orthopaedic surgeon recommended an ankle replacement. At the time he had just started taking Astaxanthin, I then switched him to Joint Astaxanthin. Well 3 years later he has not had the operation and is able to walk with minimal pain… he has just turned 71.

Taking Astaxanthin has certainly become an integral part of our daily routine.

Beverley Halck

Disclaimer: The information and statements made are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Information is designed for educational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for informed medical advice or care. You should not use this information to diagnose or treat any health problems or illnesses without consulting a registered health care practitioner. Please consult a doctor with any questions or concerns you might have regarding your or any of your family members condition. Personal results from natural products may vary and no guarantees, expressed or implied, are made.

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