What is musk oil?

Answer Musk oil is used as fragrance, most often in men's cologne. It has a very strong smell, so only a small, diluted amount is needed for the desired effect.TypesTraditionally, musk oil was derived fro... Read More »

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What Is the Difference Between Egyptian Musk and White Musk?

Musk was originally obtained from animal sources, although that is no longer the methodology. However, when this technique was used, the anal glands of the musk deer and civet cat were extracted to... Read More »

How to tell a female musk ox from a male musk ox?

WeightThere are a few subtle differences in physical appearance between a male musk ox and a female. One distinct difference is the weight of the male versus the female. Males weigh around 600 pou... Read More »

Where Does Musk Oil Come From?

Musk oil has a strong aroma and can come from animal, plant or synthetic sources. It is used in very small quantities because it tends to overwhelm the senses when undiluted. The oil is used in man... Read More »

Can you eat musk thistle?

On One Hand: Musk Thistle is EdibleThe musk thistle is considered an edible weed, however, only the stalks may be eaten and they must be harvested in the spring while they are soft and fleshy. The ... Read More »