Opinion of the scientific committee on food on glycyrrhizinic acid
and its ammonium salt.
occurs naturally in the liquorice plant "Glycyrrhiza glabra" while its ammonium salt is manufactured from aqueous extracts of the liquorice plant.
Part 2: Effect of Glycyrrhizinic Acid
on the Course of Illness." Fortschr Med, 1992; 110:395-8.
Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra), containing a minimum of 20% glycyrrhizinic acid
, is described in the British Herbal Pharmacopoeia 1983 as an adrenocorticotropic and is useful for stress-support formulas, said Mr.
An advanced patented manufacturing process ensures that Glavonoid[TM] does not contain any glycyrrhizinic acid
at all: Glycyrrhizinic acid
is regarded as having "cortisone-like" side effects and is the reason why licorice has not been used more widely thus far.
Cichoric acid and glycyrrhizinic acid (PhytoLab, Germany) were used as external standards at concentrations of 40 [micro]g/ml.
Detection: for Echinacea extract (cichoric acid) 330 nm, for Glyzyrrhiza extract (Glycyrrhizinic acid) 248 nm
Description of the HPLC fingerprints and quantitation of cichoric acid and glycyrrhizinic acid (see Fig.
subtilis, zeaxanthin), flavouring agents, and a natural constituent (glycyrrhizinic acid