Licorice Extract Block
Licorice Extract Block
Licorice(Glycyrrhiza glabra)used in food and medicine for thousands of years. also known as “sweet root,” licorice root contains a compound that is about 50 times sweeter than sugar. Liquorice root used in both Eastern and Western medicine to treat a variety of illnesses ranging from the common cold to liver disease.It acts as a demulcent,a soothing, coating agent, and as an expectorant, meaning it helps get rid of phlegm.
Licorice that has the active ingredient of glycyrrhiza can have serious side effects. Another type of licorice, called DGL or deglycyrrhizinated licorice, does not seem to have the same side effects and is sometimes used to treat peptic ulcers, canker sores, and reflux (GERD). Practitioners still sometimes suggest whole licorice for cough, asthma, and other breathing problems. Topical preparations used for eczema and other skin
Yellow-brown free flowing powder with a characteristic aroma, a mild well balanced licorice flavor profile and clear detectable sweetness. Products are available with glycyrrhizic acid content of 2 to 15% of the extract dry weight depending on customer specifications. This product offers the advantage of ease of handling and improved stability.
Solid licorice mass with a characteristic licorice aroma, strong licorice character with a sweet note. Products are available with glycyrrhizic acid content ranging 2 to 13% of the extract dry weight depending on customer specifications. Customers need to melt this product into a liquid form for use in production.
This product is stable under ambient storage conditions.Concentrated aqueous solution with a dark brown/black appearance and high viscosity. The product has a stronger licorice character than spray dried powder with a smooth sweet note. Products are available with glycyrrhizic acid content of 2 to 15% of the extract dry weight depending on customer specifications. This product offers the advantage of eliminating dust and typically requires the preheating of the concentrate to achieve flow ability for use in production.
Dark brown free flowing licorice extract powder with flavor and chemical characteristics similar to block licorice extract.