Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||dark green viscous liquid with sweet, phenolic, mossy odor|
|:||Soluble in alcohol and oils. Insoluble in water.|
|:||0.900 - 1.150|
|:||-0.700 to -0.800|
|:||1.550 – 1.575 @ 20°C|
|:||> 100° C|
Plant Part Used
DESCRIPTION:Also known as Evernia Prunastri, Oakmoss Absolute oil is a solvent extracted from light green lichen that is found growing primarily on oak trees as well as sometimes on other species. Available in both concentrate and absolute form, it is used as fixative. Oakmoss concrete is primarily used primarily in soaps and Oakmoss absolute is used in all perfume types.
CONSTITUENTS:Evernic acid, d-usnic acid, Atranorine, Chloratronorine
AROMATIC SUMMARY / NOTE / STRENGTH OF AROMA:soothing woody scent.
BLENDS WITH:Blends well with following essential oils : Neroli (orange blossom), Lavender, Geranium, Cypress, Patchouli, Citrus essential oils
COMMON NAMES:Oakmoss Absolute, Oak moss oil
USES:It is used as a fixative, in soaps and perfumes.