Botanical Name: Evernia Prunastri
Extraction Method: Solvent Extraction
Product Description: Oakmoss Absolute a liquid obtained from a typical green lichen that grows primarily on the trunks of oak trees. It is commonly known as Moss oil It is mainly found in countries within the Northern Hemisphere such as Spain, Portugal and France.
Oakmoss absolute has an intense aroma that is calming and uplifting. It has dewy, earthy, magnificent moss like fragrance with aromatic notes of fresh forest dirt and pine.
It can be used as a fixative in cosmetic products and is used in a variety of perfumes. It is added to soaps to enhance their antibacterial and antiseptic qualities and to cosmetic creams and lotions to help combat inflammations on the skin and those obtained during shaving. The essential oil is also blended for massage purposes and can be used in potpourri, incense, aromatherapy, and air fresheners.
Anti-aging: Oakmoss has been known to prevent rapid aging and is one of Mother Nature’s most potent treatments for beautification. It also has soothing or demulcent properties which help to keep the skin smooth and supple by maintaining the right balance between moisture and oil of the skin. The anti-inflammatory properties helps in getting rid of skin infections and helps maintain refreshing and reinvigorating skin.
Prevents infections: Oakmoss absolute has antiseptic properties which helps to prevent infections in open cuts and wounds.
Reduces inflammation: The anti-inflmamtory properties of Oakmoss absolute helps to soothe skin and keeps it smooth and soft by maintaining the moisture and oil balance of the skin. It provides relief from inflammations in the brain as well as the nervous system.
Eases Breathing: Oakmoss absolute may be able to help ease the respiratory issues that occur such as coughing and difficulty breathing. The anti-inflammatory properties helps in reducing inflammation and encourages the airways to expand to ensure smooth breathing.
Reduces stress: Oakmoss absolute is regarded as one of the powerful anti-depressant. Because of its dynamic calming features it gives you tranquil feeling as well as calms your mind.
Repel insects: Oakmoss absolute consists of terpenes that have been found to not only kill insects but also prevent the laying of eggs and kill eggs once they have been laid. This helps to control the insect population and prevent the spread of infectious disease.
Product Color: Dark Green or brown
Caution: Avoid during pregnancy and with sensitive skin. It can cause possible sensitization in some individuals, so use in very low concentration only. It is important to note that all Essential Oils and Absolutes are extremely concentrated in nature and if to be applied on the skin or body, should always be diluted upto a maximum dosage of 4% in a suitable carrier oil.