stearyl glycyrrhetinate

Stearyl glycyrrhetinate is the fatty acid oil-soluble form of the soothing licorice root-derived ingredient glycyrrhetinic acid. Typically used in amounts between 0.1–1%, which are considered safe.

References for this information:

Dermatology and Therapy, February 2020, pages 87-98
Journal of Cosmetic Science, October 2013, Volume 64, Issue 5, pages 341-353
Drug Discoveries and Therapeutics, June 2012, pages 157-162
International Journal of Toxicology, March 2007, Volume 26, Supplement 2, pages 79-112
Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry, December 2003, Volume 11, Issue 24, pages 5,345-5,352

See glycyrrhetic acid licorice extract

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