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Human Nutrition & Health

Kemin Human Nutrition & Health specializes in providing functional ingredients sourced from plant-based, natural sources around the world to deliver a wide range of health solutions for your next formulation. We do this by spearheading sustainable advancements in responsible sourcing and supply chain transparency. Our solutions meet at the intersection of cutting-edge science and nature to elevate and differentiate a variety of dietary nutrition products including functional beverages, food and supplements. Our specialty ingredients are clinically studied to support immune health, sleep, vision, cognition, skin, weight management and more.


Meet Our Ingredients 

ButiShield™ is an encapsulated low odor source of calcium butyrate safe for daily consumption that provides a targeted release of >35% butyric acid. 

FloraGLO® Lutein is trusted by doctors with over 25 years of proven safety and efficacy. It's sourced from marigold flowers to naturally protect the eyes, brain and skin.1

Kemin provides sustainably-sourced beta 1,3 glucans that are clinically demonstrated to safely support the immune system every day.2

DailyZz™ is a naturally-sourced proprietary botanical blend of sleep promoting polyphenols to support better sleep and improved next day performance.7

XCS-11® and XCS-11® Pro are oral health ingredients that feature 2% and 5% stabilized chlorine dioxide to neutralize bad breath and promote oral hygiene.

Neumentix™ is a naturally-sourced nootropic from spearmint that targets working memory, the part of the brain that supports attention, focus and productivity.4-6

Macu-LZ™ Lutein and Zeaxanthin Isomers (Macu-LZ) features all three macular carotenoids: lutein, RR-zeaxanthin and RS (meso)-zeaxanthin

Kemin CBD distillate provides your customer with benefits from all parts of the hemp plant.

ZeaONE® OptiSHARP™ Natural Zeaxanthin is zeaxanthin naturally sourced from marigold flowers and is a safe, trusted ingredient for eye health.

Slendesta® is a dietary ingredient for satiety that offers the support dieters need to control hunger and feel full between meals.3

The Power + Science of Nature

At Kemin Human Nutrition and Health, we deliver peace of mind by providing high-quality, science-backed, plant-based nutritional supplement solutions. We’re scientists to the core, and we stand behind our brand and the product solutions it delivers to enhance your brand’s reputation with consumers. A global company, we deliver botanically based solutions from field to final product, to your locale.

A Sustainable Journey Toward Well-Being

At Kemin Human Nutrition & Health, our dedicated mission revolves around shaping a brighter tomorrow for our worldwide community through high-quality functional ingredients. We lead the way in sustainable practices, enhancing transparency in our supply chain, cultivating a culture of well-being and minimizing our environmental impact through efficient resource management. Our goal is to drive meaningful transformation through continuous innovation and forging strong partnerships, all while motivating others to build a better world for future generations.


These statements have not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

The information on this webpage is a business-to-business information and not intended for the final consumer. Certain statements may not be applicable in all geographical regions. Product labeling and associated claims differs based upon government requirements and country or region specific information should also be considered when labeling or advertising to final consumers.

This web page and its associated brochures and other documents do not constitute or provide scientific or medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment and are distributed without warranty of any kind, either expressly or implied. This web page, its title or contents and associated brochures and other documents do not in any way make recommendations for health or marketing claims by the reader. Country and region specific regulations should be considered in this regard. Each claim or statement about the effectiveness of Kemin products and/or each claim or statement comparing the effectiveness of Kemin products to the effectiveness of other products is expressly limited to the United States, unless otherwise disclosed on the Kemin websites.

OPTISHARP® Natural is a Registered Trademark of DSM Nutritional Products Ltd.


  1. KHTL-017-083 (TL-10-00183) Human Clinical Trials with FloraGLO Lutein
  2. Evans et al., (2019) Effect of a Euglena gracilis Fermentate on Immune Function in Healthy, Active Adults: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial. Nutrients, 11(12):2926. 
  3. KHTL-017-052 Slendesta Potato Protein Extract for the Promtion of Weight Loss in Adults a Meta-Analysis of Clinical Studies
  4. Falcone et al, (2019). The attention-enhancing effects of spearmint extract supplementation in healthy men and women: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel trial. Nutr Res, 64, 24-38.
  5. Falcone, et al., (2018). Efficacy of a nootropic spearmint extract on reactive agility: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel trial. J Int Soc Sports Nutr, 15(1), 58. 
  6. Herrlinger, et al., (2018). Spearmint Extract Improves Working Memory in Men and Women with Age-Associated Memory Impairment. J Altern Complement Med, 24(1), 37-47. 
  7. Tubbs et al., (2021) Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of a Polyphenol Botanical Blend on Sleep and Daytime Functioning. Int J Environ Res Public Health, 18(6):3044.
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