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As the name suggests, oakmoss is a moss which grows primarily on oak trees, although it is known to grow on other trees as well.
Nowadays, oakmoss is a popular ingredient in perfumery due to it’s dark forest-like fragrance.
Plant Family: Usneaceae.
Origin: Central and South Europe.
Parts Used: Whole plant.
What Does Oakmoss Smell Like?
Oakmoss smells has notes of dark forest, moss, earth, with a little sweetness.
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Metaphysical Meaning of Oakmoss
Elemental Symbolism: Earth.
Astrological Symbolism: Capricorn
Planetary Symbolism: Jupiter.