Scent profile: Agrestic (a scent that is reminiscent of the countryside) smooth, rich, warm, sweet, woody, resinous, honey-like, hay-like. The forest floor, moss, decaying leaves, fungus, lichen and damp earth notes. Only smells like oakmoss upon extreme dilution.
Composition: Twenty-four volatile compounds of oak moss distillation were identified, which comprised more than 83% of volatile fraction. The major components were diethyl phthalate, alpha-terpineol, cedrane and linalool. Our oakmoss is IFRA compliant (low atranol content below 100 ppm) without risk of skin sensitization.
Part Used ~ Lichen
Extraction Method ~ Hexane Free Absolute
Origin ~ France
Note Classification ~ Base note an excellent fixative. Very thick liquid but still pourable
Cautions ~ Never take internally