Botanical name :rhizoma iridis Origin : France Colour & Viscosity : Brown, thick but pourable Scent: Rich and earthy Orris Root Absolute is a treasured and difficult to source absolute often used in the best perfumery. It is one of the oldest and most expensive of natural ingredients used in this way and many of the big brand perfumes use it as a fixative. It has also been traditionally used to preserve and add exquisite fragrance to pomanders. For external cosmetic use only. Dilute with a carrier oil before use.