orris root


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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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47% ABV; distilled from almonds, lemon, licorice, juniper berries, orris root, angelica, coriander, cassia bark, cubeb berries, grains of paradise.
You can scent such fixatives as orris roots, calamus root and cellulose fiber seperately and blend with dry ingredients later.
CITRUS AND ROSE POTPOURRI 9 ounces dried scented rose petals 3 1/2 ounces dried lavender airtight container dried grated peel of 2 large lemons 1 teaspoon ground allspice 1 teaspoon orris root
Fresh spices and the woody aroma of orris root are combined for an adventurous yet lavish scent with top notes of tonka bean and Jamaican coffee.
04 Petrana's blooming Black Iris reveals its dark complexion from the foundation of wild orris root and green violet leaf absolute.
The flavouring of the drink comes from a recipe of 10 ingredients: almond, lemon peel, liquorice, juniper berries, orris root, angelica, coriander, cassia, cubeb and grains of paradise.
Most of the ordinary brands have pretty similar formulas involving juniper, citrus peel and a few minor ingredients like orris root.
almonds and lemon peel from Spain, orris root and juniper berries from Italy, grains of paradise from West Africa, liquorice from China, angelica from Germany, coriander from Morocco, cassia bark from south east Asia and cubeb berries from Java.
With less than two weeks to the historic grand opening, celebrations started early yesterday with more than 200 invite-only guests experiencing an exclusive first showing of the renovated site and a spectacular unveiling of the unique glasshouses where the 10 botanicals - juniper, lemon peel, grains of paradise, coriander, cubeb berries, orris root, almonds, cassia bark, liquorice, angelica - chosen for the unique taste of Bombay Sapphire are grown on display.