Orris Root (C/S) (IRIS GERMANICA)

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Orris Root (Cut & Sifted)
Available in 1 OZ, 1/4 LB, 1/2 LB, 1 LB.

Description:
Orris Root is the root of Iris Germanica, a perennial plant belonging to the Iridaceae family. It has a spreading thick and fleshy brownish root, with a strong flower bearing stem branched from the middle, sword like narrow and flat bluish-green leaves, and large scented flower that is purplish-blue with a yellow beard.

Origin:
Morocco

Other Names:
Common Orris Root, German Iris, German Orris Root, Florentine Iris, Queen Elizabeth Root

Part Used:
Root peeled

Culinary Uses:
Orris Root can be used as a flavouring in icecream, confectionery and baked goods.

Medicinal Uses:
Orris Root can be helpful in cases of water retention problems, bronchitis, diarrhea and edema (dropsy). It has been used medicinally for dental health as it strengthens gums and freshens breath.

Precautions and Adverse Reactions:
If Orris Root will be used internally, it is recommended that you do so under the care of someone experienced in this herb.

Magickal Powers and Correspondences:
Powers: Love, protection, divination, popularity, persuasiveness, and personal success.
Planet Rulership: Venus
Element Rulership: Water
Gender: Feminine
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