Product Name:Licorice Extract Powder
Source: Glycyrrhiza glabra
CAS No: 59870-68-7
Molecular Formula: C20H20O4
Molecular Weight: 324.37
Appearance: Yellowish Brown Powder
Purity: 5%-40% by HPLC
Customized order is accepted.
What is Licorice Extract Powder?
Licorice extract powder is extracted from licorice, which have medicinal value. It generally contains: glycyrrhizin, glycyrrhizic acid, licorice saponins, licorice flavonoids...etc.
It is used to treat stomach weakness, malaise, fatigue, heart palpitations, shortness of breath, cough, sputum, abdominal, limb spasm acute pain and other symptoms.
Licorice extract powder has a long history of use in traditional western herbalism as well as Traditional Chinese Medicine. It is an herbaceous legume that is native to the Middle East, southern Europe, and India. The root has become popular worldwide as a sweetener in herbal infusions and a flavoring ingredient in candy and baked goods. Our licorice powder is ground from organically cultivated Glycyrrhiza glabra roots. Licorice root powder can be encapsulated, used in baking, and tinctured as licorice extract.
Licorice is native to parts of Asia. It is also known as “sweet roots”, which contains a compound that is roughly 50 times sweeter than sugar. It is a herbaceous perennial, growing to 1 m in height, with pinnate leaves about 7 – 15 centimeters (3-6 in) long, the roots are straight pieces of wrinkled, fibrous wood, which are long and cylindrical (round) and grow horizontally underground and are brown on the outside and yellow on the inside. Licorice is one of the most commonly used herbs in Western and Eastern herbal medicine and has a very long history of use.
Licorice Extract Powder (also spelled Liquorice) is the root of the Glycyrrhiza glabra plant. Licorice Extract Powder has a unique, sweet flavor similar to anise, star anise, and fennel and contains a sweet substance called, glycyrrhizin, which is 20-50 times sweeter than sucrose. Licorice is often made into candies that bear the same name.
Glycyrrhizic Acid, Glycyrrhizin
Sweet root, red licorice, pink licorice, sweet grass
Glycyrrhizic Acid 7% in brownish yellow, 98% in white powder, Glycyrrhizin 10%
Reddish brown powder
Licorice Extract Powder Benefits:
Licorice root may have potent antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial effects. Early research suggests that, as a result, it may ease upper respiratory infections, treat ulcers, and aid digestion, among other benefits.
1.May aid skin conditions
Licorice root powder contains over 300 compounds, some of which demonstrate potent anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and antiviral effects (3Trusted Source, 7Trusted Source, 8Trusted Source).
2.May reduce acid reflux and indigestion
Licorice Extract Powder is often used to relieve symptoms of indigestion, such as acid reflux, upset stomach, and heartburn.Licorice root extract may also alleviate symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), including acid reflux and heartburn.
3.May help treat peptic ulcers
Peptic ulcers are painful sores that develop in your stomach, lower esophagus, or small intestine. They’re commonly caused by inflammation resulting from H. pylori bacteria. Licorice root powder and its glycyrrhizin may help treat peptic ulcers.
4.May have anticancer properties
Due to its content of numerous plant compounds with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects, licorice root extract has been studied for its protective effects against certain types of cancer.
5.May ease upper respiratory conditions
Due to their anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial effects, both licorice extract powder and tea may aid upper respiratory conditions.
6.May protect against cavities
Licorice root powder may help protect against bacteria that can lead to cavities.
In a 60-day study in rats, daily intake of licorice root extract resulted in significant improvements in blood sugar levels and kidney health. This effect has not been confirmed in humans (31Trusted Source).
8.Reduce menopause symptoms.
Licorice root extract has been proposed as a treatment for hot flashes during menopause. However, the evidence on its effectiveness for this purpose is limited (32Trusted Source, 33Trusted Source).
9.Boost weight loss.
Some studies indicate that Licorice Powder lowers body mass index (BMI) and supports weight loss. Yet, other studies have not found any effects on weight (34Trusted Source, 35Trusted Source).
10.Help treat hepatitis C.
One test-tube study noted that adding glycyrrhizin to a standard hepatitis C treatment significantly reduced the virus’s spread. While promising, these results have not been confirmed in humans.
Licorice extract powder may have potent antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial effects. Early research suggests that, as a result, it may ease upper respiratory infections, treat ulcers, and aid digestion, among other benefits.
1. It is used in food industry as a sweetener.
2. It is used in medicine field as raw materials of drugs for clearing heat and detoxication.
3. It is widely used in health industry and as a product for benifiting stomach.
4. It is applied in cosmetics manufacturing field, licorice extract powder is able to nourish and cure the skin problems.
Package & Storage :
Packing: 25Kg/Fiber Drum, double plastic bag inside.
1Kg/Bag, aluminum foil bag vacuum packing
Storage: Kept away from strong light and heat.
Shelf Life: 24 months for powder
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Lead time: About 3-5 days after payment confirmed. (Chinese holiday not included)
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How do you treat quality complaint?
First of all, our quality control will reduce the quality problem to near zero. If there is a real quality problem caused by us, we will send you free goods for replacement or refund your loss.