Answer: Orris is the dried powder of certain Iris rhizomes. Several species can be used, the most common being Iris germanica var. florentina. You can purchase the plant or the dried roots from Richters Herbs, http://www.richters.com. Another species that might be used is Iris pallida (Dalmation iris). Note that all species of iris are harmful if eaten, especially the rhizomes. They can also be a skin irritant or allergen. Thanks for writing!
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