Oakwood absolute is extracted from the wood of Quercus robur, the common oak. This species is native to Europe, and has been properly nickname the “English Oak.” The Bowthorpe Oak in England is considered one of the oldest oak trees on the planet, and has an estimated age of over 1,000 years.
This viscous oil is mostly used in perfumery and can be blended into diffuser blends. It’s heavier properties will round out a blend and weigh it down for a longer lasting aroma. Oakwood oil is a base note with an oaky vanilla and smoky wood scent that is most often used in perfumes and cosmetics. Blends well with juniper berry, cedarwood, eucalyptus, or ginger.
Ingredients Oakwood oil blended with Tri-Ethyl-Citrate at 50%
Blends Well With Bay, benzoin, bergamot, cedarwood, citrus oils, clary sage, eucalyptus, frankincense, ginger, juniper berry, lavender, oakmoss, rose, sandalwood, vanilla, and ylang ylang
Packaging 5 mL, 10 mL, 1/2 oz., and 1 oz. essential oils are packaged in amber glass bottles with drop reducers for easy application. Larger sizes are packaged in amber screw cap bottles and do not come with reducers or droppers.
Precautions This oil can cause skin irritation. Never use essential oils undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children.
Before using topically, perform a small patch test on your inner forearm or back by applying a small quantity of diluted essential oil and apply a bandage. Wash the area if you experience any irritation. If no irritation occurs after 48 hours it is safe to use on your skin.