Orris Root Absolute is one of the most prized and difficult to source ingredients used in high-class perfumery. It is one of the oldest and most expensive of natural ingredients used in this way. It's used as a fixative in many big brand perfumes and has been traditionally used to preserve and add exquisite fragrance to pomanders.
Source: Iris pallida is grown in Morocco.
Extraction: Orris Root Absolute Oil is solvent extracted from the plant.
Aroma: Orris Root Absolute Oil has a flowery, woody and heavy aroma.
Properties: Orris Root Absolute Oil is diuretic and expectorant.
Fragrance note: Base.
It is often used in the relief of coughs and stomach upset.
Uses: Massage, baths, vaporization and may be added to base emollients. It is an ingredient in high-class perfumery and can be used to fragrance candles, potpourri and room fresheners.
Blends well with: Lavender, Ylang Ylang, Cumin and Violet oils
Caution: Always dilute Orris Absolute Oil to 5% or less in a carrier oil before application.