|Source||Dry root of glabridin|
|Keywords||Whitening skin, anti-inflammation, anti-oxidation, inhibit tyrosinase, prevention pachulosis|
|Related products||Benzocaine, Ethyl Ascorbic Acid, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate (MAP)|
Specifications of Glabridin
|CAS Registry Number||59870-68-7|
|Purity||98 % (HPLC)|
|Solubility||Insoluble in water, soluble in organic solvents such as propylene glycol|
|Shelf life||2 years|
|Functions||Whitening skin, anti-inflammation, anti-oxidation, inhibit tyrosinase, inhibit melanin|
Description of Glabridin
Licorice is a flavonoid that is a hydrophobic component of licorice extract. It has excellent effects of anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, and anti-melanogenic, and its whitening effect is 232 times that of ordinary vitamin C. Therefore, it can be used as an ingredient in various cosmetics.
Glabridin is a major flavonoid extracted from the root of licorice and has a wide range of pharmacological properties including anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, anti-bacterial, regulating blood lipids and blood glucose levels, neuroprotection, anti-osteoporosis, and phytoestrogen effects.
Applications of Glabridin
- Ingredient of skincare products
- Kinoshita, Takeshi; Kajiyama, Kiichiro; Hiraga, Yukio; Takahashi, Kunio; Tamura, Yukiyoshi; Mizutani, Kenji (1996). “Isoflavan derivatives from Glycyrrhiza glabra (licorice)”. Heterocycles. 43 (3): 581–588.
- Somjen, Dalia., et al., 2004. Estrogen-like activity of licorice root constituents: glabridin and glabrene, in vascular tissues in vitro and in vivo. The Journal of steroid biochemistry and molecular biology. 91(3): 147-55.
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