Orris Germanica Absolute in 50% ETH / 15 Percent Irones

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Please note if buying large quantities of this item we advise purchasing a 1ml sample first to ensure that you are happy with the product as we do not refund opened items.



Orris Germanica Root Resinoid Absolute in 50% ETH

Botanical Name – Iris germanica


We also stock the more expensive Orris Pallida Resinoid which is more deep and floral and less powdery

Origin – Morocco
Part Used – The Roots (Rhizomes)
Extraction Method – Solvent Extraction
Appearance – Dark Brown liquid, Pourable
Scent – Beautiful Violet like powdery notes
Irones – 15%
Note – Middle to Base Notes (Excellent Fixative)

Growing Conditions – Grown on unpolluted sustainable land.

Orris Resinoid Absolute is extracted from the roots ( rhizomes) of the Iris germanica which is cultivated in Morocco. The mature rhizomes of the plant produce Irones which gives the distinctive powdery notes of Orris. The higher the concentration of irones the stronger the powdery note will be. This is a very well produced Orris Absolute and contains 15% of Irones making it highly prized for use as a fixative in perfumery and for its violet like notes. In its pure state this material is so viscous it borders on solid but with the addition of ETH this makes it pourable and a lot easier to work with.

All pure absolutes such as this oil are now rare and extremely concentrated by nature. They should be properly evaluated in a diluted state otherwise, the complexity of the fragrance, particularly the rare and exotic notes are not properly appreciated.

Pure Absolute Oils should always be diluted with a carrier oil such as grapeseed oil or sweet almond oil before using on the skin. A patch test is recommended to see if your skin is sensitive to the product.

For External Cosmetic Use Only

Avoid all Absolutes if pregnant or nursing

Class 3 Flammable Oil – We are unable to ship this item outside the UK

Available in 1ml sample, 5ml, 10ml and 30ml sizes

The Iml sample is supplied in a clear heavy white flint glass bottle with polycone sealed cap which is ideal for testing the contents prior to buying the larger sizes.
5ml, 10ml and 30ml are supplied in amber glass bottles with inbuilt dropper and tamper evident cap.

Certificate of Analysis available on request.

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