Licorice root extracts are packed with a considerable medicinal value, and it is also great for the skin. Also called as 'mulethi’ commonly, this sweet medicinal herb has been used by people for centuries now. It was found in Egypt and countries like Japan, China, Greece, Kazakhstan, North America, Eurasia are the popular consumers of Licorice. These countries use Licorice in their skin care and cosmetic products as it is considered a gold-standard brightening ingredient for skin. Licorice is used to combat discoloration and dark spots. It helps in removing excess melanin and brightens the skin by preventing any new spots and fading the existing ones. It also acts as an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory product. It is used for the treatment of inflamed or irritated skin. It helps in fighting bacteria that cause infection on the skin. Hence, it is used in the treatment of problems like acne, pimples, and eczema. Licorice helps in regulating the excess oil production by the skin. Its excessive sweetness is the reason it can balance Vata and pacify high levels of Pitta. The extract of Licorice is initially taken from the root, and it comes in black and red color with different shapes and sizes. It contains starch, resins, tannins, sugars, essential oils, amino acids, proteins, and nucleic acids.