Licorice root is an incredbly powerful anti-aging herb and also has the ability to reduce hyperpigmentation and promote even skin tone.
-Full of anti-oxidants, licorice root powder can help the skin combat premature aging caused by free radicals
-Licorice also contains a compound called glabridin which is a phytoestrogen. Phytoestrogens are plant derived compounds with biological activities comparable to the human hormone estrogen which stimulates the body to make collagen and hyaluronic acid – which contribute to younger looking skin.
-Licorice root inhibits the activity of an enzyme called tyrosinase which is known to be a key enzyme in determining the color of skin and hair. Therefore it is helpful in fading blemishes and hyper pigmentation.
-Licorice root has been shown to have anti-inflammatory activity because it has been found to mimic cortisol in our bodies which regulates stress and therefore inflammation.
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