Daily Dosage

The doses of natural astaxanthin used in clinical trials have ranged from 1 mg/day to 40 mg/day, with most in the range of 2-12 mg, depending on local regulation and application. Single-dose pharmacokinetic studies used up to 100 mg per dose. As a dietary supplement, natural astaxanthin should be taken along with fats and during or immediately prior to meals to ensure optimal absorption.