This is a 100cc of MUSK: Wild deer non alcoholic musk oil derived from the deer musk from the region of Central Asia and Himalayas without killing the deer: For application to the skin & beard.
Musk is the secretion of the musk scent sac - the preputial gland--of male musk deer (Muschus spp., Feng et al., 1981, Ying, 1990). Main ingredient of musk is muscone. Male musk deer start to secret musk at the ago of one and half years old and continue the secretion until the age of 17 years old, the peak secretion is between 3~10 years old (Green, 1989, Sheng et al., 1993). Average weight of musk pods is 15 g, a male musk deer produce 8.4g musk per year. Musk is used by male musk deer to mark their territories and as a sexual pheromone to attract females during breeding seasons (Yang and Feng, 1998). For thousands of years, musk is used as scents and traditional medicine in middle East, India sub-continent and Far East, in Europe musk is used as an ingredient for making high-class perfumes (Green, 1983). There are 398 patented Chinese medicines using musk as an ingredient. Musk is an issue that links the natural conservation, economics, international trade, traditional medicine, domestic and international law as well as biology.