Licorice Root Extract
Source: Glycyrrhiza glabra，Licorice root
Molecular Formula: C20H20O4
Molecular Weight: 324.37
Boiling Point:518.6oC at 760 mmHg
Appearance: Yellowish Brown Powder
Purity: 40%, 90% by HPLC
CAS No: 59870-68-7
Licorice Root Extract Glabridin is a chemical compound that is found in the root extract of licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra).
Glabridin is an isoflavane, a type of isoflavonoid. This product is part of a larger family of plant-derived molecules, the natural phenols.
It is used as an ingredient in cosmetics and is listed in International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredients (INCI).
Glabridin is yellowish-brown powder. Licorice Root Extract is insoluble in water, but soluble in organic solvents such as propylene glycol.
Function of Licorice Root Extract:
1.Glabridin has depigmentation and lightening properties. It inhibits the production of melanin, the pigment responsible for the colouring of the skin;
2.Studies have show positive effects in fields like LDL(low-density lipoprotein ) protection against oxidation;
3.Glabridin inhibits the inflammatory reaction by blocking cyclooxygenase and preventing the formation of free radicals such as superoxide anions;
4.At the same time Glabridin prevent rough skin and also has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial effect.
We also provide licorice series:
Dipotassium C42H60K2O16 Yellow powder
Glycyrrhizinate Acid C30H46O4 White powder
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