Astaxanthin is one of the most potent antioxidants nature has to offer. It is reportedly 6,000 times stronger than vitamin C, 550 times stronger than vitamin E and 75 times stronger than alpha lipoic acid and 40 times stronger than beta-carotene. It is known to suppress DNA damage, alleviate sore joints and muscles, boost the immune system and neutralize free radicals. Astaxanthin is a powerful anti-inflammatory and endurance booster. It is also known to reduce wrinkles and age spots.