Cochineal extract can be used for lipstick, foundation, eye shadow, eyeliner, nail polish and infant products.
Carmine is popular in the pharmaceutical industry, and is used as the coating material of tablets and balls as well as the coloring agent of capsule shell.
Cochineal food coloring can also be used for coloring candies, beverages and meat products in food.
In addition to the function of coloring, there are studies showing that Carmine red pigment has an obvious effect on preventing DNA damage caused by carcinogen, and it can be used in viral diseases (such as blister inflammation, bullous inflammation, etc). Prevention and cure of cancer and AIDS.
The mixture of rouge red with yellow, orange and red pigment, such as DF, Rouge orange, chili red and β-carotene can produce a series of products with different colors.