Licorice 30% extract powder - Glycyrrhiza glabra

Licorice 30% extract powder - Glycyrrhiza glabra


Botanical name: Glycyrrhiza glabra

Other names: Licorice, liquorice, black sugar, spanish juice, réglisse

Family: Leguminosae

Distribution: southern Europe, Asia

Origin : China



The roots and rhizomes of the Glycyrrhiza glabra plant (licorice) are used in traditional medicine across the world for their high ethnopharmacological value. The plant is also used as a flavoring herb, because of its sweet flavor.


Traditional uses

Traditionnaly used to improve digestion and treat ulcer, as an expectorant and anti-tussive, against jaundice and for rejuvenation. The roots have a long history of use as an anti-oxidant, anti-irritant, anti-inflammatory and many more.

In Europe and USA, it is used as to make candies or as a sweetener.

For cosmetic purposes, a recent research indicates that Licorice root extract shows promise as a soothing ingredient for the relief of eczema. It has skin lightening and tightening properties, as well as hair growth stimulatory properties.

Excessive consumption of liquorice (more than 200mg of pure glycyrrhizinic acid) may result in adverse effects, such as hypokalemia, increased blood pressure, and muscle weakness.



Licorice roots main components include the glycosides glycyrrhizin and glycyrrizinic acid, triterpene saponins and flavonoids.


Our Licorice 30% extract

Our Licorice root extract is a standardized extract of the roots of Glycrrhiza glabra to obtain 30% of glycyrrhizin.





Our products are of the highest quality but they have not been certified by the FDA neither Health Canada for human consumption. Our products are not intended to diagnose, treat and cure or prevent disease. It is not sold for human consumption. They are sold for incense, soap or cosmetic making purposes, decorative purposes and/or legitimate ethnobotanical research. The information given about the plants is for academic purposes only and not intended to be used medically. TrancePlants, its suppliers, agents, employees and distributors cannot be held accountable for any misuse of the products offered.


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