Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Oakmoss

Oakmoss lichen
Oakmoss (Evernia prunastri)

Oakmoss oil comes from the Evernia prunastri lichen. It has a woody, earthy scent.

PropertiesEdit

Oakmoss oil is primarily used in perfumery.

RespiratoryEdit

Helps clear catarrh and phlegm.

CautionEdit

  • Don't use oakmoss oil during pregnancy.
  • Don't use oakmoss oil if you have epilepsy.