Orris Root Powder
Orris Root Powder has a floral and slightly woody / sweet odour. Adds a long lasting natural fragrance to your Pot Pourri base
Common Name: Orris Root Powder
INCI Name: Iris Florentina Linn
Origin: Hungary / Morocco / Italy
Description: Light brown powder, with a floral and slightly woody / sweet scent.
Suggestions for Use: Orris root is also known as (Fleur-de-Lys) and can be used as a fixative in making pot pourri - use 1 tablespoon per cup of leaves or flowers. When Orris Roots are first harvested, they have a very unpleasant and bitter odour. They are stored for many months and during this time the Iron content develops. Orris Root Butter known as Beurre d'Iris is also very popular in perfumery as a fixitive.