Common Licorice root is a well-known herb primarily used as a harmonizer in Chinese herbal formulas. It has been employed as medicine in China for at least 2,000 years. Modern science has shown Licorice to have value as an anti-inflammatory1,2,3,4 and anti-microbial5,6,7 agent. It has also been shown to reduce itching8 in atopic dermatitis.
Schrofelbauer, B. et al., Glycyrrhizin, the main active compound in liquorice, attenuates pro-inflammatory responses by interfering with membrane-dependent receptor signaling. Biochem J. 2009. 421(3):473-82.
Azimov, MM. et al., Pharmacological study of the anti-inflammatory agent glyderinine. Farmakol Toksikol. 1988. 51(4):90-3.
Kim KR, et al. Anti-inflammatory effects of licorice and roasted licorice extracts on TPA-induced acute inflammation and collagen-induced arthritis in mice. J Biomed Biotechnol. 2010;2010:709378.
Matsui S, et al. Glycyrrhizin and related compounds down-regulate production of inflammatory chemokines IL-8 and eotaxin 1 in a human lung fibroblast cell line. Int Immunopharmacol. 2004 Dec 15;4(13):1633-44.
Krausser, R. et al., In vitro anti-Helicobacter pylori activity of Extractum liquiritiae, glycyrrhizin and its metabolites. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2004, 54(1):243-6..
Li, J. et al., Comparative analysis of the effect of glycyrrhizin diammonium and lithium chloride on infectious bronchitis virus infection in vitro. Avian Pathol. 2009, 38(3):215-21.
Hatano T, Kusuda M, Inada K et al. 2005. Effects of tannins and related polyphenols on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Phytochemistry 66: 2047–2055.
8. Saeedi, M. et al., The treatment of atopic dermatitis with licorice gel. J Dermatolog Treat. 2003. 14(3):153-7.
This rich body and face cream hydrates and calms extremely dry, irritated and itchy skin, wrapping it in a protective layer that provides long-term relief. Benefits: Treats eczema (atopic dermatitis) symptoms including extremely dry skin, redness and rash Soothing, non-greasy,...
Our Calming Lotion Gel provides quick soothing along with relief for red, itchy, and irritated skin. An essential product for taking with you outdoors to soothe any sudden skin irritations. Benefits: Easy and comfortable to carry with you anywhere you...
OUR PRODUCTS ARE MANUFACTURED WITH THE GOAL OF RELIEVING SPECIFIC SKIN PROBLEMS. WE HAVE DEVELOPED THE BOTANIPLEX™, A SPECIAL SKIN RESTORING SYSTEM, TO EXTRACT THE BEST OF NATURE AND BRING IT TO YOU
Clinically proven, our Hydrating Foot Gel-Cream instantly nourishes dry, red and itchy skin, and locks-in moisture to restore the natural skin barrier. Benefits: Balances the skin of your heels and feet Provides immediate and long-lasting relief to irritated skin Renews...
don’t miss out
join our community to know all the latest news, sales & more