Astaxanthin is a carotenoid sourced from the algae Haematococcus Pluvialis. Carotenoids are fat soluble antioxidants that play a role in the health of the eyes and the skin. This formulation also includes natural vitamin E, (D-alpha-tocopherol). Vitamin E helps protect proteins and lipids (fats) from oxidative damage. Note: This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, nor should supplements be used as a substitute for a balanced diet. Not intended for pregnant/breastfeeding mothers or children under 18. Do not exceed the recommended dose.