Oakmoss Absolute Oil (Origin: Southern Asia)
£6.95 – £113.00 Including tax
Please note if buying large quantities of this item we advise purchasing a 1ml sample first to ensure that you are happy with the product as we do not refund opened items in the interests of hygiene.
Oakmoss Absolute Oil
Botanical Name – Evernia prunastri
Origin – Southern Asia
Part Used – Lichen
Extraction Method – It is extracted from the lichen first by solvent extraction and then vacuum distillation.
Appearance – Greenish brown to dark brown coloured, slightly viscous liquid but pourable
Scent- A strong scent of moist moss and lichen
Main Uses – Natural Perfumery and for creating your own blends. Cosmetic use in creams and lotions
Note – Base Note (Excellent Fixative)
Oak moss is a light green lichen that is found growing on oak trees (though sometimes on other species as well such as Pines and Firs). The essential oil of oakmoss is used in perfumery as a fixative.
Blends well with: Anise, Bay, Bergamot, Clary Sage, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Ginger, Lavender, Lime, Neroli, Orange, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Tea Tree, Vetiver and Ylang Ylang.
Pure Absolute Oils or Essential Oils should always be diluted with a carrier oil such as grapeseed oil or sweet almond oil before using on the skin. A patch test is recommended to see if your skin is sensitive to the product.
For External Cosmetic Use Only.
Avoid whilst pregnant or nursing
Supplied in a glass amber bottle with inbuilt dropper and tamper evident cap
Available in 1ml sample, 5ml, 10ml and 30ml sizes
Certificate of Analysis available on request
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