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castor

(kăs′tər)
n.
An oily, brown, odorous substance obtained from glands in the groin of the beaver and used as a perfume fixative.
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Although substances like castoreum and cochineal extract may be long on the "yuck factor," (4) research has shown them to be perfectly safe for most people; strident opposition arose not from safety issues but from the ingredients' origins.
(59.) We should bear in mind that castoreum from the beaver might also have been circulating in these markets in all periods.
There is the very active remedy of Menophilus, which consists of: long pepper 4 grms; castoreum 8 grms.; myrrh, saffron, poppy-tears, Syrian nard, frankincense, pomegranate rind, the embryo of an Egyptian bean, bitter almonds, and the best honey 16 grms.
The one for banishing specters consisted of: sulphur, asafoetida, castoreum and "more especially of hypericum and vinegar" (Hartmann 1910).
stolen from the stomachs of sperm whales, castoreum from Russian
Whenever the addiction feels strong, I think about the pact--also, about a little thing called castoreum.
Bait the trap with willow, poplar, alder, or maple branches on the shore or use castoreum as a lure.
With notes of Lemon, Petitgrain, Mandarin, Clary Sage mixed in with Basil, Orris, Carnation and Patchouli as well as Vetiver, Castoreum, Styrax and Vanilla, this fragrance is recommended for formal wear.
Back in those days fragrances such as civet, castoreum and musk were extracted from the glands of the cat, beaver and deer.
Castoreum. Castoreum qualities are ethylic extracts of the accumulated dried material collected via secretory glands in the abdominal pouch of the Siberian beaver Castor fiber and the Canadian beaver C.
* Castoreum. A strong smelling, oily substance obtained from the sexual glands of the beaver.
They were hunted for their fur, meat and castoreum glands, which were valued for their medicinal qualities.