Licorice Extract (Glabridin)

Botanical name: Glycyrrhiza glabra

Common name: Licorice

Standardized for: Glabridin by HPLC

Our Glabridin Range


  • NLT 40% Glabridin by HLPC
  • NLT 3% Glabridin by HLPC

Structure of Glabridin
Key Health Benefits

  • Tyrosinase inhibition and UVB inhibition properties
  • Promotes skin lightening and whitening
  • Improve skin tone


Mechanism of Action

Glabridin may inhibit melanogenesis by one of two mechanisms:

  1. Inhibition of the production of reactive oxygen species: (02)
  2. Inhibition of tyrosine: Human tyrosinase is an essential enzyme, which regulates the production of melanin, a group of brown to black pigments in the skin and eyes of humans.

Published Literature Reference

  1. TOMOHIRO YOKOTA,HIROYUKI NISHIO,YASUO KUBOTA,MASAKO MIZOGUCHI,.The Inhibitory Effect of Glabridin from Licorice Extracts on Melanogenesis and InflammationPigment Cell Research:Volume11, Issue6 December 1998 Pages 355-361
  2. HoseinMatoorian pourMarziye, Rashidi pourBahram Delfan *, Mohammad javadTarrahi. Effect of Licorice extract in the treatment of melasma.  yafte 2010, 11(5): 15-23
  3. Simmler et al., Phytochemistry and Biological Properties of GlabridinFitoterapia. 2013 October ; 0: 160–184


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