Licorice Root Extract

Licorice Root Extract

Glycyrrhiza glabra ORIGIN Southwest Asia 

DISTRIBUTION: West Asia, Mediterranean Region 

 

DESCRIPTION: The licorice plant is a perennial legume that can reach a height of up to 2 meters. Its blue-violet flowers bloom from June to July. The roots are harvested in autumn and as the name suggests, they taste very sweet. 

 

APPLICATION: The active component of licorice root (glycyrrhetinic acid) is used in the traditional medicine of various cultures for the treatment of inflammatory diseases. 

 

EFFECT: Licorice root (glycyrrhetinic acid) active ingredient for its antiinflammatory, antibacterial and antioxidant properties. It is well tolerated by the skin. In addition, the extract can naturally reduce hyperpigmentation. Its extract can keep your skin moisturized. powerful antioxidants that can neutralize free radicals from external environmental and internal stressors. It has been used to treat a wide variety of inflammatory skin conditions, such as eczema, psoriasis, contact dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis and other conditions characterized by inflammation and itch. It has been used both orally and topically for these skin conditions. as it inhibits tyrosinase, an enzyme that is necessary to produce melanin.