Oakmoss Absolute Oil
| ||Botanical Name ||: ||Evernia Prunastri |
| ||Common Name ||: ||Oakmoss Absolute, Oak moss oil |
| ||CAS # ||: ||68917-10-2 |
| ||Plant Parts Used ||: ||Moss or Lichens |
| ||Extraction Method ||: ||Solvent Extraction |
| ||Color & Odor ||: ||Dark green viscous liquid with sweet, phenolic, mossy odor |
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. Constituents & Specifications :
Evernic acid, d-usnic acid, Atranorine, Chloratronorine Specific Gravity :
0.900 - 1.150 @ 20°C Refractive Index :
1.550 - 1.575 @ 20°C Properties :
Antiseptic, demulcent, expectorant, fixative, Restorative Benefits & Uses :
- It is used as a fixative, in soaps and perfumes.
- It is used in skin care products, sprays and many such cosmetics mainly due to its anti septic and demulcent properties. This oil is also known for its fixative values.