Besides caducity resistance and immunity improvement,beta carotene is also an important pigment and confirmed as nutritious food additive. Beta carotene can be used as intensifying agent for lipid foods such as margarine salad oil and benne oil to help beta carotene absorption by human body.
Beta carotene is recognized to have functions of anti-oxidation, anti-tumor, caducity resistance, etc., for instance,beta carotene can improve immunity of AIDS patients.
Beta carotene's extractives contain abundant amino acid, vitamin, natural wet factor, microelement and other bioactive substances, and cosmetics (lipstick, kermes, etc.) added with beta carotene present natural and full color and luster and protect skin.
Beta carotene can improve growth rate and flesh quality of animals, reproductivity of cattle, horse and pig, color and luster of red fish and shrimp, and darken color of bird's egg.