With a smell resembling violets, it is used as a base for dry shampoos, toothpowders, face masks, skin exfoliation and in perfumes as scent and fixative.
As a traditional use, the dried root of Orris was eaten to fresh the breath, as a flavouring in candies, spice, and in potpourri as a room freshener.
INCI: iris germanica florentina root extract
- exfoliation for sensitive skin, gentle face scrub
- ingredient in dry shampoo, powder deodorant
- gentle abrasive and whitening agent in toothpaste
- bath salts, potpourri
- fixative and base note scent in perfumes
Storage: in a cool, dry place, protected from light
Cautions: do not ingest; cosmetic use