Oak Moss Absolute 6% Dilution

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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


Oak moss absolute blended 6% in organic sunflower carrier oil 


Please note*: Since the 1940s, restrictions have been placed on Oak Moss Absolute due to its potential to cause irritation and skin sensitization. This is due to components like atranorin, haematomates, and chloroatronin, which can cause rashes and reactions in sensitive skin.

However, in a recent report investigating the safety of Oak Moss Absolute, Joulain and Tabacchi (2009) found many inconsistencies and inaccuracies in the research that contributed to the current concerns about Oak Moss Absolute. In looking at research conducted between the 1940s and 1970s, the authors of this report uncovered misleading publications, inaccurate information, and unfounded conclusions drawn from potentially faulty toxicological tests (Rhind, 2014). While the safety of Oak Moss Absolute is assured for most skin types, the potential for sensitization is a complex issue still being debated by perfumers. Because of this, it is recommended to dilute Oak Moss Absolute to 0.1% to avoid the possibility of skin sensitization



Botanical Name: Evernia prunastri
Extraction Method: Solvent extracted alcohol 
Part of Plant Distilled: Lichen
Cultivation Method: Wild-crafted
Scent Description: Dewy, earthy, magnificent moss with aromatic notes of fresh forest dirt and pine
Blends with: vetiver, vanilla, patchouli, sandalwood, spikenard, orris root, cacao absolute, silver fir, pine, Greenland moss, lemon, lime, juniper, cypress and blood orange.
Uses: perfumery, meditation, aromatherapy
Contraindications: Not recommended for children, pregnant women, nursing mothers, epileptics, or the elderly. See note*.


 Oak Moss Absolute is a verdant earthy aroma that is absolutely unique among essential oils! This viscous, dark green absolute is extracted from lichen that cling to the bark of French oak trees deep in damp forests. The lichen offers a fresh, mossy, aromatic oil that has been a staple scent of chypre accords and fougère fragrances in perfumery for decades.

lichen primarily grows on oak trees, but it may also be found on firs and pines. Oakmoss grown on pine trees is thought to have a stronger turpentine aroma.




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Please note, the International Federation of Aromatherapists do not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy. In addition, Essential Oils must be properly diluted before use in order to avoid any damages to property or adverse physical effects (including injury or bodily harm). *All of our oils are for external use only.

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