Botanical Name: Iris pallida
Plant Part: Roots
Extraction Method: Solvent Extraction
Description: Orris root is a name used for the roots of the iris plant. The absolute oil extracted from orris root is used as a fixative and base note in perfumery.
Common Uses: Orris Absolute is an amazing ingredient for aromatics such as perfumes, scented candles, incense sticks, room fresheners and soaps and other cosmetics.
Aromatic Scent: The fragrance of orris root is warm, sweet and reminiscent of the smell of violets. Its scent has been described as tenaciously flowery, heavy and woody.