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Orris Root CO2-se extract
Product-No.: 008.001


Raw Material:
Iris germanica – Roots, dried

Production:
Produced by supercritical fluid extraction with natural carbon dioxide, therefore no solvent residues, no inorganic salts, no heavy metals, no reproducible microorganisms [1].

Ingredients:
The CO2-extract contains a high content of myristic acid and min. 6,5 % total irones, mainly consist of cis-alpha-irone and cis-gamma-irone, traces of trans-alpha-irone and beta-irone.

Application:
In folk medicine, orris root is used to treat respiratory diseases such as bronchitis, asthma and coughing, and nausea. Furthermore, it is said to help against headaches, circulatory weakness and flatulence. However, there is currently no scientific evidence of its effectiveness in these areas [2].*

As flavour, orris root extract can be used in the liqueur industry to prepare fine liqueurs and bitter spirits [2].*

Due to its violet-like odor, the extract is used as a fragrance in soaps, creams, lotions and perfumes [2].*

Literature:
[1] P. Manninen, E. Häivälä, S. Sarimo, H. Kallio : Distribution of microbes in supercritical CO2 extraction of sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) oils : Zeitschrift für Lebensmitteluntersuchung und -Forschung / Springerverlag (1997) 204: 202-205
[2] Wolfgang Blascheck u.a. (Hrsg.) : HagerROM 2017, Hagers Enzyklopädie der Arzneistoffe und Drogen : Suttgart: Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft Stuttgart, 2017

* Statements summarise literature evidence and have informative character. They might be derived from in vitro or animal tests and thus not be substantiated for humans. Statements have not been evaluated by competent authorities and do not refer to finished products. The marketer of any finished product containing any FLAVEX extract as ingredient is responsible for assuring that the claims made for his product are lawful and comply with all applicable laws and regulations of the country in which the product is to be sold.