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Oakmoss Absolute


Oakmoss Absolute Overview 

Oakmoss absolute oil is a potent extract with a rich and earthy aroma. It is obtained from the lichen Evernia prunastri which belongs to the Parmeliaceae family. It is native to Europe but now it is being cultivated in various other regions of the world. The smell will remind you of European forests, and will take you back to your camping days. The woody and mossy scent is perfect to add to various perfumes. It is mostly used as base note. 

Oakmoss absolute essential oil is a versatile ingredient for perfumers and blends well with other fragrances like bergamot, neroli, lavender, clary sage etc. 

Other benefits and uses include aromatherapy, personal care formulations and home fragrancing. Aromatherapists use it to create an atmosphere of relaxation and to build a connection to mother nature. 


Botanical Details

Botanical name: Evernia prunastri

Plant Family: Parmeliaceae

Country of origin: Egypt

Extracted from: Lichen

Colour and appearance: Dark brown

Aroma: Woody, earthy, mossy

Oil type: Absolute Oil