Glabridin is a phenol isoflavonoid found in licorice.
Links to Plants Containing Glabridin
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IMPROVED KIDNEY FUNCTION
- Glabridin, a pyranoisoflavan constituents from licorice reduced protein excretion found in the urine. From: Fukai, T., Satoh, K., Nomura, T., & Sakagami, H. (2003). Preliminary evaluation of antinephritis and radical scavenging activities of glabridin from Glycyrrhiza glabra. Fitoterapia, 74(7), 624-629.
- Licorice produced antimycobacterial activity and its glabridin constituent was active against gram positive and gram negative bacteria and Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Gupta, V. K., Fatima, A., Faridi, U., Negi, A. S., Shanker, K., Kumar, J. K., … & Darokar, M. P. (2008). Antimicrobial potential of Glycyrrhiza glabra roots. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 116(2), 377-380
By: Kathy Sadowski