Oakmoss oil


Oakmoss is one of the most commonly used raw materials, especially in chypre and Fougère types of perfumes. Often used as a fixative, it not only improves the longevity of the composition

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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 France, Portugal, Spain, 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.


Oak moss is a species of moss that grows on oak trees. The moss is used to make medicine. Oak moss is used for disorders of the stomach and intestines, but there is no good scientific research to support this use. In manufacturing, oak moss is used as a fragrance in perfumes.

Benefits of Oakmoss Oil


Stomach Problems



Reduce Cramps And Muscles Stiffness


Reduces Stress

Good For Hair

 Boost Immunity

Product Details
Botanical name Evernia prunastri
Plant Part Moss/Lichen
Extraction Method Steam Distillation
Country Of Origin India
Solubility Soluble in alcohol and only partially soluble in fixed (carrier) oils
Specific Gravity 0.97200 to 0.98400 @ 20.00 °C
Optical Rotation  -0.7 to -0.8
Refractive Index 1.47600 to 1.48700 @ 20.00 °C.
Consistency  Medium to Thin
Strength of Aroma Medium
Mixes well with Anise star, bay, bergamot, clary sage, eucalyptus, ginger, lavender, lime, orange, palmarosa, tea tree, vetiver, ylang ylang.
Common Uses It is typically used for making perfumes and related products as it can be used as a fixative
Aromatic Scent Orange, grapefruit, and an infusion of sage that enhance the natural earthy quality





It is not safe for everybody because it contains allergens & can cause food related allergic reactions
Pregnant women & nursing moms should use caution in using peanut oil
If one has the sensitive skin, one should do the patch test before applying it topically.

How to  use

It is used in soaps, skin care products, sprays and many similar cosmetics mainly due to its antiseptic and demulcent properties. This oil is also known for its fixative value. 


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Safety Information

  • It is meant only for external use.
  • Do a patch skin test before applying it to your skin.
  • Dilute it before topical application.
  • Avoid direct exposure to sunlight.
  • Pregnant women should consult a doctor before using it.

Stability and Storage

It should be kept away from heat & other ignition materials. And keep it in tightly closed containers . keep container in cool & well ventilated area



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