Powdery, floral, green, woody and reminiscent of violet flower. ORRIS CTE NAT 8 IRONE has a very powdery and sweet profile.
Rhizomes’ maturation drives the development of irones, which characterize the powdery note of Orris. The higher the irones content is, the most powerful will be the powdery note.
Orris extracts can be used in perfumery as well as in flavors, especially in red fruit notes such as raspberry.
Obtained by distillation of the biomass with water, or steam. The essential oil is physically separated from the aqueous phase by decantation.
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Extracted part: rhizomes. Distillation of the roots yields an essential oil that becomes solid at room temperature. It is called “Orris butter” or “Orris concrete". This ingredient is both convenient for perfumery and flavor applications.