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Rising novel therapeutics of astaxanthin will boost the astaxanthin market, forecast to touch US$ 1.2 Bn by 2025 at a CAGR of 7.3%

Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India, April 6 2021 (Wiredrelease) Report Ocean Pvt Ltd –:Astaxanthin is referred to as fat-soluble and organic solvents such as chloroform, acetone, ethanol, and ether. Astaxanthin is extensively used in several fields due to its numerous biological activities; thus, its safety concerns. It is an effective natural antioxidant with excellent biological functions in the areas of life science. Moreover, astaxanthin has shown anti-cancer effects in many cancers, including colon cancer, bladder cancer, liver cancer, oral cancer, and leukemia.  Following these promising developments, the Global Astaxanthin Market is estimated to see healthy growth, pegged at a CAGR of around 7.3% throughout the forecast period 2020-2025.


Several studies have shown that astaxanthin has several biological activities, including antioxidant, anti-cancer, anti-aging effects, free radical scavenging, and an influential role in human nutrition and health. Along with cancer, many animal experiments have shown that astaxanthin plays a vital role in improving immunity, regulating sugar metabolism, and improving motor function. It is usually consumed orally and is beneficial for treating several chronic ailments. It has been extensively used to treat Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, liver malfunctions, high cholesterol, and macular degeneration. Considering its extensive application in disease treatment, various astaxanthin drugs have flooded the market in the past few years.

Astaxanthin: potential therapeutics for liver disease

Astaxanthin has been used in the treatment of a range of systemic diseases in vivo due to its biological activities. In recent years, researchers have proved that astaxanthin plays a vital role in preventing acute liver injury, liver fibrosis, alleviating insulin resistance and NAFLD, and liver cancer. The use of astaxanthin is limited due to its lack of stability and water solubility. Researchers of Tongji University School of Medicine, Shanghai, prepared Astaxanthin-Han aggregates (AHAna) by adding astaxanthin to hydrophilic hyaluronan nanoparticles (HAn) and castoff these aggregates in rat models of liver fibrosis.

Antioxidant and anti‑inflammatory methods of action of astaxanthin in cardiovascular diseases

Astaxanthin is a carotenoid of the xanthophyll group, has strong antioxidant properties due to its molecular structure coupled with its arrangement in the plasma membrane. These factors favor the neutralization of nitrogen species and reactive oxygen. Furthermore, astaxanthin is the only carotenoid available that can penetrate the blood-brain and retinal barriers. Therefore, it finds an application in treating brain injury and cardiovascular diseases and has been extensively studied in clinical practice. Consequently, it is often used in the treatment of brain injury and cardiovascular diseases and has been widely studied in clinical practice.

Segmentation Overview of the Global Astaxanthin Market

The astaxanthin market is segmented based on source, application, and form. These major market segments are further categorized into various sub-segments to study the market in detail.

By Source Outlook (Natural Source (Plants, Yeast & Microbes, and Marine), Synthetic)

By Application Outlook (Food Supplement, Feed, Cosmetics)

By Form Outlook (Dry Form (Tablet, Powder, Biomass), Liquid Form (Gel, Oils), Energy Drinks)

Key Players Insights

BASF SE, Divi’s Laboratories Ltd., Cyanotech Corporation, DSM N.V., Parry Nutraceuticals, JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation, Fuji Chemical Industries Co., Ltd., Kunming Biogenic Co., Ltd., Valensa International Global, Kailu Ever Brilliance Biotechnology Co. Ltd., Algalif Iceland Ehf., Zhejiang NHU Co., Ltd., among others, are some key market players included in the research study of the global astaxanthin market.

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Last Updated: 05-Apr-2021