Oakmoss is a species of lichen found in forests in many locations in the northern hemisphere including North America and Central Europe. A dark green colour. It grows on the trunk and branches of oak trees and can also be found on other deciduous trees. With a strong top note, and mossy base notes, this essential oil is often used in high class perfumery. It’s a fixative which helps to sustain the fragrance and also adds a lovely, earthy quality.
Oakmoss Absolute has a long history of use as an ingredient in Fine Fragrance creation. Our Oakmoss Absolute is a thick pasty product which is dark Green in colour, while quite concentrated with a full bodied aroma and significantly reduced Atranol content to comply with IFRA guidelines.
|Extended Information||Oakmoss extract absolute oil, is used as a fixative in perfumery, whereas the concrete is used primarily in soaps, the absolute is the most versatile and is used in all perfume types. The resin and resinoids, which have a poor solubility, are used in soaps, hair preparations, industrial perfumes and low cost products. Use with caution. Dermal sensitizer, toxic, and mucous membrane irritant. Avoid in epilepsy and pregnancy. – dilute before use.|
Common Name : Oakmoss Absolute (Low Atranol)
INCI Name : Evernia prunastri
Origin : France
CAS Number : 90028-68-5
EC number : 289-861-3
Description : A thick / viscous liquid which is solid at room temperature, so you need to warm the product to make it pourable / mobile. Oakmoss Absolute is produced by solvent extraction followed by a purification process in Alcohol which contributes to the reduction of the Atranol content. Our Oakmoss has a heavy Woody / Mossy character with a subtle marine back note. Oakmoss Absolute also acts as a fixative which prolongs the life of a fragrance.
Suggestions for use: Oakmoss has a long history in Fine Fragrance creation. Some of the many fragrances known to contain Oakmoss are the original CHANEL 5, CK ONE, MITSOUKO, CHANEL 19 and MISS DIOR . As any Fine Fragrance Perfumer will tell you, Oakmoss Absolute is a pivotal ingredient in both Fougere and Chypre scents for Women and Men. Fougere Fragrances have a Lavender top note with base notes of Coumarin and Oakmoss whilst Chypre fragrances have top notes of Woody and Citrus bases derived from Ambergris and Oakmoss.
PLEASE NOTE:- Our Oakmoss Absolute is not diluted in any way. It is an original Absolute rectified to considerably reduce the Atranol content, to meet IFRA cosmetic usage guidelines.
Technical Data – MSDS Sheet available on request – Bottle Carries Batch Number and Expiry Date
Shelf Life - Our essential oils all have a shelf life in excess of 12 months. However, as with any essential oil we recommend using it within 12 months of opening
Storage - Keep lids on and integral droppers in place - Always keep in Original Bottles - Keep out of the reach of Children and Pets - Store out of Direct Sunlight at normal room temperature
Use - Not for Internal Use - Do not use on Skin Undiluted - If you have a medical condition particularly pregnancy, blood pressure problems or seizure conditions then please see medical advice before using any essential oil. Essential Oils are not an alternative to medical care - always seek help from a medical practitioner - Do not stop taking any medication unless on the advice of your doctor
Allergies & Sensitivities - Always do a patch test before using the oil on the skin - If irritation occurs discontinue use
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