Originally Posted by Mimi Gardenia
Hyraceum from the Cape Hyrax ..this cute thing ...
Hyraceum is petrified poo and pee from the Hyrax and is called Africa Stone- good for giving scent an animalistic muskiness. Isn't it JUST yummy ??? !!! *LOL*
Picture from www.profumo.it
Thank you, Mimi, for posting this.
The great thing about hyraceum is that it's cruelty-free. This is in Liz Zorn's Tobacco and Tulle.
Originally Posted by easyfish
No one mentioned oud/aoud/agarwood?
Happily, many synthetics are used these days that are not harming animals, and agarwood is a wonderful ingredient that adds depth to the scent.