Patent Number: 6,254,898

Title: Nutraceutical composition for protection against solar radiation

Abstract: A nutraceutical composition, for the inhibition of photochemical damage to the skin and eyes induced by sunlight, particularly by exposure to ultraviolet radiation is disclosed. The blend is multifunctional and comprises a blend of chemopreventive natural products, which exert anti-radical mechanisms of prevention and intervention, anti-inflammatory effects, enhance the endogenous defense mechanisms, and also have the potential to reduce the radiation induced pigmentation. The active ingredients in the blend include green tea extract, lutein (zeaxanthin), lipoic acid, and selenomethionine.

Inventors: Bragaglia; Anthony Joseph (Boston, MA)

Assignee: Protective Factors, Inc.

International Classification: A61K 8/34 (20060101); A61K 8/58 (20060101); A61K 8/30 (20060101); A61K 8/49 (20060101); A61K 8/97 (20060101); A61K 8/96 (20060101); A61Q 17/04 (20060101); A61K 007/42 (); A61K 007/44 (); A61K 035/78 (); A61K 039/385 (); A01N 065/00 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018