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Licorice root CO2-to extract with MCT Oil, Variety Uralensis
Product-No.: 175.004


Raw Material:
Glycyrrhiza uralensis – Root, dried

Production:
By supercritical fluid extraction with natural carbon dioxide and a small amount of ethanol as entrainer, no inorganic salts, no heavy metals, no reproducible microorganisms [1]. The extract is standardised with MCT oil to a content of NLT 8,5 % isoflavanes.

Ingredients:
see specification

Application:

As flavouring preparation in confectionery, beverages and other foods.*

The substances licoricidin and licorisoflavan A contained in the liquorice root CO2 extract have anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effects and inhibit the growth of oral pathogens. The extract is therefore suitable for use in toothpaste, mouthwashes and other dental care products [2].*

Literature:
[1] P. Manninen, E. Häivälä, S. Sarimo, H. Kallio : Distribution of microbes in supercritical CO2 extraction of sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) oils : Zeitschrift für Lebensmitteluntersuchung und -Forschung / Springerverlag (1997) 204: 202-205
[2] Stefan Gafner et al. : Isoflavonoids and Coumarins from Glycyrrhiza uralensis: Antibacterial Activity against Oral Pathogens and Conversion of Isoflavans into Isoflavan-Quinones during Purification : J. Nat. Prod., 2011, 74 (12), pp 2514–2519

* Statements summarise literature evidence and have informative character. They might be derived from in vitro or animal tests and thus not be substantiated for humans. Statements have not been evaluated by competent authorities and do not refer to finished products. The marketer of any finished product containing any FLAVEX extract as ingredient is responsible for assuring that the claims made for his product are lawful and comply with all applicable laws and regulations of the country in which the product is to be sold.