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Licorice (Glycyrrhiza Glabra)

CAS No. 537-98-4
MW 194.18
Appearance White powder
MF C10H10O4


Licorice (Glycyrrhiza Glabra) has been used for the 1000′s of years in many countries and cultures and is one of the most widely used, proven and effective herbal medicine ingredient.
Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) is a specie of the family legumes. The plant is no foreigner to the eastern and southern Europe to eastern Asia.
Licorice root is adaptogen, which means that it does general tonic by promoting adrenal gland. Licorice helps with stress and stress related illnesses, which can have both physical and psychological causes.
Licorice root is generally used to treat inflammation and alleviation of the mucous membranes. Therefore has a favorable effect on the respiratory tract, the stomach and intestines, and in gastritis, ulcers and other wounds in the mucous membrane.
This root is also often used to treat asthma and bronchitis, and seems anticonvulsants on the airways in irritable cough, dissolve viscous mucus in the lungs and bronchi. This herb is also a great addition to other herbs for arthritis and autoimmune diseases.








White powder




1. Whiten and inhibit the melanin 

2. Anti-inflammatory effects 

3. Antioxidants 

4. Antibacterial effects 

5. The effect of lowering blood fat and blood pressure

6. The effects of appetite suppression 

7. Glycyrrhizin is a compound extracted from the root of licorice and has cytotoxic,antibacterial, estrogenic and anti-proliferative properties.


Glycyrrhizic acid is the main active ingredient in licorice.

 a:Glycyrrhizic acid is a kind of high sweetness and low calorific value health sweetener, it’s about more than 250 times of sucrose sweetness; Can be added in food, beverages, candy industry as a sweetener, also can be as a natural pigment in yellow or brown food and beverage.

 b:Pharmaceutical industry: Glycyrrhizic acid and its series products usually be used for cough expectorant, gastric ulcer, chronic gastritis, eczema, itchy skin, hepatitis, hyperlipidemia, conjunctivitis, and used to treat cancer and AIDS.

 c:Cosmetic and cigarette industry:Glycyrrhizic acid and its series products can prevent skin from inflammation,drying, sun exposure, rashes, and wet throat, etc

 d:Health industry:Licorice extract can be used for benefiting stomach,ect.

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