Licorice Products of Shirin Darou Company

Licorice root is the raw material. Listed below are the products made from licorice root in Shirin Darou Company.


licorice ground root

The licorice roots are harvested from natural resources, bring in to the factory site, the shoots are detached from the roots and then they will be cleaned, dried and in various procedures will be ground.

Ground licorice root is a bright yellow powder made from dried, ground licorice roots without additives. The powder has a mild, natural, sweet licorice essence. Using the licorice ground root for cooking is possible. It can be boiled in water and the sap can be used in different dishes or as home remedies for numerous diseases as well.


licorice solid extract (Block)

licorice solid extract (Block), can be crushed and since it is containing caramelized sugar it can be used for flavoring many kinds of hot dishes, desserts, candies and tobacco. The color of solid licorice extract blocks is black and without additives.


Licorice Block granules 

Licorice granules are made by crushing blocks of licorice extract. The applications of this product are the same as Block; nevertheless, it has smaller parts which is make it more water solvable.


licorice paste extract

This semi fluid extract paste is dissolving in hot water quickly. Liquid licorice extract is not only used in many medicines but also for confectioneries, ice cream, desserts, tobacco and pastries.


Licorice powder extract 

Licorice powder is made by spray-drying the licorice extract juice. The product is entirely natural and pure with no additive. The color of licorice extract powder is yellow ochre that is easily solvable. It works well in desserts, ice cream, candy, and pastries as well as in pharmaceutic products. Licorice extract powder has a pleasing sense of taste and essence.


Crude glyceridic acid (CGA)

Glycyrrhizic acid, is the most active chemical compound found in licorice, has been studied for its medicinal properties. This powerful phytochemical has been proven to reduce body fat, heal stomach ulcers, and fight infections.

Crude Glycyrrhizic acid is widely applied in foods as a natural sweetener. As a therapeutic agent, is has been used in a vast variety of formulations as it is reported to be anti-inflammatory, anti-ulcer, anti-allergic, antioxidant, anti-tumor, anti-diabetic, antimicrobial activities and hepatoprotective, which makes it suited for many possible applications in pharmacology, dermatology and cosmetology.


Deglycyrrhizinated Licorice (DGL) 

Another type of licorice, called DGL or Deglycyrrhizinated licorice, does not seem to have the same side effects and is sometimes used to treat many illnesses.

Deglycyrrhizinated licorice (DGL) is an alternative therapy that may help ease acid reflux symptoms. DGL is a form of licorice that is processed for safer consumption. They remove a substantial amount of an ingredient called glycyrrhizin.  People who have heart disease or high blood pressure should consider that glyceridic acid in licorice extract is not suitable for their illness. Women who are pregnant should avoid using licorice extract as a supplement because it may increase the risk of preterm delivery. In all cases of treating acid reflux, it’s best to choose DGL over licorice extract to reduce the chances of interactions with other medications.