Licorice Root Extract (Glycyrrhiza glabra)

Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) is a perennial shrub, that grows in the Mediterranean and parts of Eastern Europe and Asia. The root extract has a long history of use in both the confectionary and herbal medicines industries and was traditionally used to ease digestive upset.1

This ingredient can be found in the following products in United States:


  1. Swerdlow JL. Nature’s Medicine Plants That Heal. National Geographic Publisher. 2000, 359