The Garden of Naturalsolution is a leading company in the natural cosmetic ingredients market in Korea.
It specializes in the development and supply of an extensive range of natural ingredients for cosmetic
and food industries since 2004.
|Common name||Licorice, Liquorice, Madhuka|
|Scientific name||Glycyrrhiza glabra|
|INCI name||Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract|
|Korean Cosmetic ingredient name||감초추출물|
|Used part||Rhizome / Root /|
|Potential benefits in cosmetics||anti-oxidant / anti-inflammatory / skin brightening /|
|Known active compounds||glycyrrhizin, glabridin, flavonoids, coumarins, chancones|
Licorice, Glycyrrhiza glabra, is a purple and white flowering perennial that is native to Mediterraneanregions and Asia. The word licorice is derived from the Greek, meaning sweet root evidently due to itssweet tasting root. This plant has been medicinally used for thousands of years and studiedextensively. The use of licorice in traditional medicine is well documented. G. glabra is demulcent andcommonly used as a component of many medicines providing relief to sore throats and coughs. G.glabra has been used for thousands of years to ease digestion and to soothe irritation. It also hasanti-viral, anti-inflammatory, and immune-activating properties. One active compound, glabridin,showed the inhibition activity on melanogenesis as well as the anti-inflammatory activity in the skin. G.glabra is one of the most popular medicinal herbs and is widely used in food, cosmetics, and pharma-ceutical industry.