Benefits of Licorice Root Extract for Our Skin!

Serenitree Squad, there are many natural resources that can provide positive benefits for our skin! Although the results won’t be as “instant” as chemical ingredients, if we use them regularly, these ingredients can also provide results safely. The bottom line is the safety of the user. It’s useless to have glowing skin but have side effects later on. Well, today we will discuss the natural ingredients of Licorice Root Extract.

It turns out that this ingredient is not only useful for the skin, but to the health of the whole body! In addition, liquorice is equally popular in the culinary field, for example as a candy and as a beverage composition in some countries such as the UK and the Netherlands. Interesting, right? Let’s get acquainted with this powerful ingredient first!

Licorice Root Extract in the World of Health

The use of licorice root extract can be traced back to ancient times and has been used in traditional medicine for thousands of years! Coming from the Fabaceae family, the Licorice plant grows in several regions of Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Apart from the world of skincare, this ingredient is top-rated for treating various health problems!

Licorice root extract contains active compounds such as glycyrrhizic acid (anti-inflammatory and antiviral) and glabridin (a powerful antioxidant that protects cells from damage). In addition, it is also high in phytochemicals such as polyphenols and saponins that provide positive benefits to our health. Here are its benefits in more detail in our world of health:

  • Anti-inflammatory: Compounds such as glycyrrhizic acid and glabridin are anti-inflammatory and can provide relief from arthritis, sore throat, and digestive tract irritation.
  • Digestive System: Licorice root extract is well-known in traditional medicine for treating digestive problems by increasing the production of mucus lining the stomach wall. This is the reason why it can relieve symptoms such as heartburn, excessive stomach acid, and intestinal inflammation. 
  • Immunity: There is also a stimulating effect on the immune system in licorice root extract compounds. These compounds can help increase the production of immune cells that fight infection and protect the body from disease.
  • Respiratory System: In addition to digestive issues, Serenitree Squad can relieve coughs, colds and bronchitis with licorice root extract. The anti-inflammatory and expectorant compounds will loosen phlegm and reduce inflammation in the respiratory tract.

These are just some of the positive health benefits of licorice root extract. Other benefits include helping with hormone and stress management, protecting liver health, and controlling diabetes. How cool is that? No wonder why Serenitree chose this ingredient as our KEY INGREDIENTS skincare!

One of Our Key Skincare Ingredient

Finally, we get to the highlight of this article! Licorice root extract is one of the heroes of the skincare world, so many skincare brands use this natural ingredient. What’s so special about this ingredient? Well, this sweet root is high in vitamin E, B complex vitamins such as vitamin B1, B3 and B5. No wonder why this ingredient has a myriad of benefits for the skin.

Here is an example of the benefits:

  • Brightens and evens skin tone

The content of licorice root extract such as Glabridin can inhibit the enzyme tyrosinase. This enzyme works in the production of melanin (a pigment that functions to give color to hair, skin and eyes, so the result is brightened skin and faded dark spots. In addition, dark spots and hyperpigmentation can also be resolved with this ingredient.

  • Fades acne scars

Acne is one of the most common skin problems, especially for people that are going through puberty or have sensitive skin. The anti-inflammatory compounds in this extract can reduce inflammation in our skin so that acne will be deflated faster. In addition to acne scars, scars can slowly fade and the skin will eventually return to its original smoothness. 

  • Soothes skin inflammation

As we’ve already discussed, licorice root extract is anti-inflammatory! So of course, symptoms such as redness, itching and irritation can be resolved. Not only acne, our skin can experience inflammation from sunburn, irritation, eczema and more. 

  • Softens the skin

These natural ingredients can help maintain skin moisture. Moisturized skin will feel softer and more supple. That’s why you don’t need to be afraid of dry and irritated skin problems anymore!

  • Rich in antioxidants

The antioxidants in this root will give your skin protection against damage! Additionally, Serenitree Squad can also fight premature aging as these antioxidant compounds can fight oxidative stress. Who doesn’t want healthy, protected and glowing skin?

Serenitree & Licorice Root Extract

Of course, ingredients that come from nature must be safe and will not bring side effects. BUT, still, it never hurts to be careful. Especially for Serenitree Squad who likes DIY skincare at home, make sure to follow the dosage of licorice root extract! Again, everything in excess can bring bad effects.

Besides doing your research first, we recommend choosing skincare products that are guaranteed to be safe. Serenitree itself always runs tests for each product before launching for maximum safety. We have already acquired a BPOM license and are guaranteed not using harmful chemical compounds. Serenitree’s founder and team are also professionals in their field so that all formulations and doses are certainly right!

For those of you who are curious, you can really try Serenitree skincare with licorice root extract:

  • Brightening Hand Cream
  • Hydrating and Brightening Body Wash
  • Hydrating and Calming Body Wash
  • Moisturizing and Brightening Body Lotion

For the purchase link, you can visit the Serenitree website here or go directly to our e-commerce account! Or maybe you still have doubts and want to consult first? Serenitree always accepts gracefully. Hopefully you can find the right skincare for you Serenitree Squad, don’t forget to stay healthy!

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