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SKU:
EO00096
Weight:
1.0000 Ounces
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Ingredient Type - ABSOLUTE
Extraction Method - SOLVENT EXTRACTED
Please note that this Oakmoss Absolute is IFRA compliant. Other lower priced
varieties being sold may contain potential allergens and are not approved
for use by IFRA.

Evernia prunastri, also known as oakmoss, is a species of lichen. It can be found in many mountainous temperate forests throughout the Northern Hemisphere, including parts of FrancePortugalSpain, North America, and much of Central Europe. Oakmoss grows primarily on the trunk and branches of oak trees, but is also commonly found on the bark of other deciduous trees and conifers such as fir and pine. The thalli of oakmoss are short (3–4 cm in length) and bushy, and grow together on bark to form large clumps. Oakmoss thallus is flat and strap-like. They are also highly branched, resembling the form of deer antlers. The colour of oakmoss ranges from green to a greenish-white when dry, and dark olive-green to yellow-green when wet. The texture of the thalli are rough when dry and rubbery when wet. It is used extensively in modern perfumery.

Oakmoss is commercially harvested in countries of South-Central Europe and usually exported to the Grasse region of France where its fragrant compounds are extracted as oakmoss absolutes and extracts. These raw materials are often used as perfume fixatives and form the base notes of many fragrances. They are also key components of Fougère and Chypre class perfumes. The lichen has a distinct and complex odor and can be described as woody, sharp and slightly sweet. Oakmoss growing on pines have a pronounced turpentine odor that is valued in certain perfume compositions.

Certificate Of Analysis Sheet
OAKMOSS PURE ABSOLUTE
EVERNIA PRUNASTRI
LNP Ref#: 6354 Production Date: 05-01-14
Botanical Origin: SERBIA & MONTENEGRO Lot#: 10009363
Product Information
Extraction Method: SOLVENT EXTRACTED, ALCOHOL Parts Used: LICHEN
Quality: 100% PURE & NATURAL
Shelf Life: > THAN 2 YEARS    
Analysis Specifications


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TEST..................RESULTS...................MIN............MAX
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Acid Value............123.800...................100.000........175.000

Ester Value...........105.8.....................105.0..........220.0

Ethanol...............3.200%....................105.0..........220.0

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