Licorice (Yastimadhu) Extract

Natural Extract With High Purity

Licorice Herbal Extract (Glycyrrhizin)

Phyto Life Science introduces broad varieties of customized Indian licorice extract with Unique Features to meet consumer’s specific requirements in Healthcare, Food & Cosmetic industries

  • Botanical Name : Glycyrrhiza glabra (Family: Fabaceae)
  • Common Name : Yashtimadhu, jethimadhu & mulethi
  • Parts Used : Roots
  • Principal Constituents of Crude Herb : Glycyrrhizin, glabridin and liquiritin


It is one of the popular flavoring herbs as it is 50 times sweeter than sugar due to presence of a compound called glycyrrhizin. Licorice locally known as mulethi has been known for century’s as a medicinally herb in ayurveda. The sanskrit name for licorice is yashtimadhu which literally means sweet root. Licorice may also use in cosmetic application its skin whitening, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and antioxidant properties suggest its use for topical application.

Ayurvedic potential of extract:

It is sweet, cool and heavy to digest. The Rasa (taste) of this herb is madhura (sweet), which makes it beneficial for vata and pitta doshas, while it’s Virya (action) is sheetal (cooling), which generally increases kapha when consumed in large doses over long term.

Chemical composition/ Key active constituents of Licorice

Licorice root contains triterpenoid saponins (4–20%), mostly glycyrrhizin, a mixture of potassium and calcium salts of 18β-glycyrrhizic acid which is the major bioactive compound in the underground parts, which also called glycyrrhizic or glycyrrhizinic acid and a glycoside of glycyrrhetinic acid. Licorice root also contains other triterpenes included liquiritic acid, glycyrretol, glabrolide, isoglaborlide and licorice acid. 18β-glycyrrhizic acid (3-O-(2-O-β-d-glucopyranuronosyl–α-d-glucopyranurosyl)-3-β-hydroxy-11-oxo-18β, 20β-olean-12-en-29-oic acid).Flavonoids and chalcones, phenolic content are also found in licorice root.

Supports Overall Health, Wellness, and Comfort

Licorice herbal extract is cost effective and biologically potent with formulation application as follows:

  • Skin brightening effect
  • Antioxidant properties
  • Expectorant
  • Arthritis Treatment
  • Liver benefits

Raw Material

Collection of raw material in proper season from various regions of India. Authentication and Standardization of botanical species carried out respectively.

Extraction Process

Our organization adopted USP based methods for extraction to maintain quality, safety & efficacy of our product by following GMP. For enrichment of herbal extract, we optimized & monitored critical process parameters to achieve desire end product which conserve its natural aroma and taste to satisfy consumers need. Product Processed & stored under strictly hygienic production environment.

Unique Features

Phyto Life Science is always taking consideration of consumer’s requirement by providing them versatile products with below

  • Aqueous solubility
  • Enriched phytoconstituents
  • Prolong shelf life
  • Availability  of accelerated stability study data 
  • Long lasting natural aroma & taste

Grades Available

Powder, Liquid and Oil soluble version also available


  • Applied in  Nutraceuticals to enhance health benefits
  • Applied in food and beverages
  • Applied in cosmetics, flavors & fragrance industry  


Store at cool and dry place

Important Note :-The information presented in this is for informational, reference and educational purposes only and should not be interpreted as a substitute for diagnosis and treatment by a health care professional. Although, the information presented about product is based on material provided by researchers and sources deemed reliable, we do not presume to give medical advice. The information presented here is the base on various Ayurveda & other book references and some market literatures and books and published papers. Anyone wishing to use this information should share it with his or her health care provider before embarking on any therapeutic program. It is your responsibility to discuss any alternative or natural remedy with your health care provider before use.