Orris resinoids are a popular and valuable ingredient in the fragrance industry. This technical guide is aimed at buyers who are interested in purchasing wholesale quantities of Orris resinoids.
Synonyms: Orris butter, Orris root extract, Orris absolute.
Botanical names: Iris germanica, Iris pallida, Iris florentina.
Growing locations: Orris is mainly cultivated in countries such as Italy, France, and Morocco.
Part of the plant used: The roots of the Orris plant are used for the extraction of Orris resinoids.
Chemical composition: The major components of Orris resinoids are irones and methyl ionones. Other important constituents include myristic acid, palmitic acid, and oleic acid.