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What is civet cat used for?
The Civet cat is best known for its scent, which comes from scrapings of the perineal glands. It is an extremely musky substance used for high-end fragrances and medicines. It was even used to treat stomachaches and anxiety. In addition to being popular in fragrances, Civet Absolute is also found in cigarettes.
What is civet-cat perfume?
The odor of Civet Cat is so powerful that Chinese officials are now slaughtering thousands of them in order to eliminate the threat of the SARS virus. The aroma of this perfume is rich and delicious that people from other parts of China are lining up to try it. What Is Civet-Cat Absolute?
What does Civet absolute smell like?
In addition to being popular in fragrances, Civet Absolute is also found in cigarettes. This exotic scent has heightened animalic and musky notes that add velvet qualities to perfumes. This exotic fragrance has a long-lasting, musk-like smell. It is similar to the scent of honey.
What is Civet absolute and how is it made?
Civet absolute is a secretion produced by African civet cats to scent mark their territory. Civet absolute is scraped out of the anuses of civet cats. (Yes, you read that right.) This oily secretion is collected twice a week. The cats have to be sedated first because the scraping is so painful. Civet absolute has a very powerful odor.