Orris Root Dried Cut (3 Sizes)

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ORRIS (Iris germanica var. florentina)

Orris is a perennial with thick violet-scented rhizomes, sword-like green or grey-green semi-evergreen leaves and a tall branched stem, and many white, blue or lavender flowers. Orris root is grown mostly for perfumes and soaps. 

{ Other names }

Queen Elizabeth Root

{ Herbal properties of orris }

Orris root was traditionally used as an expectorant and decongestant but now the rhizomes are considered toxic.

{ Herbal Lore }

In Japan, the roots were hung in the eaves of a house to protect against evil spirits. 

{ Magickal properties of orris }

Use orris root for spells & rituals involving divination, love, protection

{ Spell Lore }

  • Make a decoction with orris root for the magickal properties.
  • Include orris root in your spellwork, spell jars or spell bags if the properties suit your purposes.
  • Use orris root in your candle work - grind the herb into a powder in a mortar & pestle and sprinkle. Always practice candlework safely. 
  • Grind orris root into a powder and include it in love spell bags, or sprinkle it over your sheets. 

{ Details } 

  • Dried cut orris root
  • For incense mix, burning on charcoal discs, spell work, ritual work, spell bags, spell jars, tea
  • Not for internal use. 
  • Store in a tightly sealed container in a cool, dark place
  • See pictures for how to use in witchcraft

{ Choose between }

  • 1 oz
  • 2 oz
  • 1 lb


Please note, all information on herbs is given for educational purposes only