Aromatically, Oakmoss Absolute is a base note that possesses a very deep, earthy aroma. Its primary benefit lies within its use as a natural fixative within perfumery and natural fragrancing applications. Oakmoss absolute can be obtained by solvent extraction or by using vacuum distillation. The one obtained by solvent extraction is dark green or even brown in color and has a strong, natural, earthy-mossy scent with a slight leather undertone. The process of vacuum distillation gives a pale yellow or green aromatic material with a very dry, earthy and bark-like flavor. Oakmoss essential oil is rich in anti-aging properties and is commonly used for beautification purposes. Oakmoss has antiseptic properties, which help the skin rid itself of microbial growth.* It is also used as an expectorant with immense restorative benefits. Oakmoss has been known to prevent rapid aging and is one of Mother Nature’s most potent treatments for beautification. It also has soothing elements which help to keep the skin smooth and supple. This oils anti-inflammatory properties also support ridding the skin of irritations. Oakmoss helps maintain refreshing and reinvigorating skin.