Licorice flavor is found in a wide variety of Licorice candies or sweets .it uses as a Sweeteners and flavors for food,natural sweetener glycyrrhizin, which is over 50 times sweeter than sucrose ,serving as a quick source of energy,as a culinary spice for savoury foods.It is often employed to flavour broths and foods simmered in soy sauce.
licorice benefits in juice,and soft drinks & Beverage:
licorice is found in some soft drinks (such as root beer), and is in some herbal teas where it provides a sweet aftertaste.The flavour is common in medicines to disguise unpleasant flavours and it is widely used to flavour cigarettes.licorice ingredients have affects on the juice adhesion,Tension,sugar,solubility,and so on.
licorice in cosmetic industry as a skincare:
licorice use in cream,shampoo,sprays,gel,powders,gelatin,..and cosmetic. licorice extracts useful in anti-wrinkle and anti-aging,providing elasticity,firmness,tone & texture to the skin. composition containing licorice extract reduce lines and wrinkle associated with normal aging and prevent skin & hair damage.its also useful as an ingredient for skin lightening,whiting,and antioxidant,and anti microbial.
licorice usage in Tobacco
Licorice extract has been used in smoking and smokeless tobacco.Licorice extract is used a tobacco flavor harmonizing agent andas a moisturizing agent.Licorice provides tobacco products with a natural sweetness and a distinctive flavor that blends readily with the natural and imitation flavoring components employed in the tobacco industry.
licorice benefits for body & medicine :
licorice suggested as treatment for stomach ulcers ,Peptic ulcers,Dyspepsia (indigestion, GERD),Upper respiratory infections (cold, cough) .The compound glycyrrhizin (or glycyrrhizin acid), found in Licorice, has been proposed as being useful for liver protection in tuberculosis therapy, however evidence does not support this use which may in fact be harmful. Licorice has also proven itself effective in treating hyperglycemia (a high amount of fats in the blood). Licorice may also be useful in preventing neurodegenerative disorders and cavities.