Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||pale yellow oily liquid with floral odor|
|:||Soluble in alcohol, insoluble in water|
|:||0.9300 - 0.9500 @ 25 °C|
|:||(-)1.5 –(-)4 @ 15°C|
|:||1.4600 - 1.5100 @ 20 °C|
|:||> 95 °C|
Plant Part Used
DESCRIPTION:Orris Root Absolute Oil is made by using solvent extraction of Orris Roots. It is basically used in perfumery and in preparing pharmaceutical preparations. It has scent of its own, but it is usually not detectable when blended with other herbs.
CONSTITUENTS:Consist of about 85% myristic acid with Irone, Ionone, Menthyl myristate, Isoflavones, Irilone irigenin, Iridin, Triterpenes, ß-sitosterol, and ß-amyrin
AROMATIC SUMMARY / NOTE / STRENGTH OF AROMA:Sweet, exotic, floral scent
COMMON NAMES:Iris, Flag Iris
USES:fixative in perfume industry, for treating coughs and diarrhea, in dental preparations.