Orris Root Iris germanica
- Common Names
- Orris Root , Purple Flag, Bearded Iris
- Botanical Name
- Iris germanica
Medicinal Uses & Benefits of Orris Root
- Medicinal Uses: * Deodorants/Perfumes
- Properties: * Cholagogue * Deodorant/Perfumes * emetic
- Parts Used: Rhizomes
How to Use: Orris Root
Preparation Methods & Dosage :Used to hold scent (fixative) in sachets, body powders and homemade cosmetics. Orris root was historically taken internally as a powder, infusion or tincture, but its main use in modern times is purely cosmetic.
Orris Root Remedies
The iris is a large genus of plants containing over 260 species of flowering plantsknown for their beautiful , showy blooms. The iris is widely distributed throughout the north temperate zone, adaping to many different growing conditions and is a very popular garden flower in North America.