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orris root

The powder made from the root of certain species of iris. It is used in making some types of cosmetics. It may be a sensitizer by contact or inhalation.
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Jaypee Group, Ajnara Group, Orris Group and VGA Developers were unavailable for comments despite repeated attempts.
Bombay Sapphire's botanical list includes Spanish lemon peel, Moroccan coriander seeds, angelica and orris roots, cubeb berries and grains of paradise.
Commenting on the new creation, Jo Malone London's fragrance director and master perfumer Pierre Negrin said: "We wanted to work with orris because it's an extremely precious ingredient in perfumery.
The past few weeks have been a scary rollercoaster," explained Orris.
La riqueza especifica de las diferentes localidades es bastante parecida, 30 taxones en Els Orris, y 33 taxones tanto en Muntanya de Riu como en Adraen.
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Ruchika Badiyal, Head - CC of Orris Infrastructure, exclaimed, "The response was amazing.
Violet Blonde combines violet, orris root and jasmine to create an opulent, feminine fragrance.
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04 Petrana's blooming Black Iris reveals its dark complexion from the foundation of wild orris root and green violet leaf absolute.
President and CEO Louise A Walker of First Northern Community Bancorp (OTC BB:FNRN), parent company of First Northern Bank, has promoted senior managers Bruce A Orris, Kimberly A DeBra and Jeffrey Adamski to executive VP roles, all with effect from 15 January 2011.