Exotic Every Sip – Civet

Civet coffee….Kopi Luwak is the world’s most expensive coffee….It is also known as coffee alamid or civet coffee….Know how it is obtained…? No I have no intentions of jerking you in your seat but just to inform you….It is made from droppings of civet cats…These cats select and eat ripe coffees…It is believed that digestive juices degrade beans’ proteins to amino acids that contribute to its unique flavour during roasting…The coffee is also less bitter because it begins to germinate inside civet stomach…

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It’s hard to gather civet droppings in a wide coffee farms…Some farmers engaged in raising civet cats to produce more coffee alamid…Civet cats are fed with ripe coffee beans….Droppings are collected…washed and dried

I’ll give you some handy tips in case you want to engage in civet coffee production…You probably want to roast your own coffee….It cannot be roasted in commercial roasting machine because such equipment has high volume capacity….Your precious coffee will get burnt in no time….Getting a two kilogram capacity drum roaster is a great idea but it might be too expensive…On the other hand, there are cheaper alternatives….Read on…

1. The common thing to all coffee roasters is heat…Basically…roasting is get done through heating…Now is the time to get your frying fan…Roast a measure amount of coffee over a low fire with continuous stirring…Slow roasting over a low fire is more controllable than fast roasting over high flame…

2. Ask a nearby machine shop to build a small and simple drum roaster…Drum rotation can be manually operated or machine controlled…A candy thermometer maybe installed for more accurate roasting…

3. Coffee can be roasted in stove top corn popper….Put a measured amount of coffee and roast it like popping a corn…Candy thermometer installed will give more roasting control…

Okay now have a look at our references…

  1. Civet Cat Coffee by Allen
  2. Civet Coffee by Dabbler
  3. Civet by Owl

Bond Of Civet Oil And Perfumes

The arena of perfumes is incomplete and insignificant without the use of civet essential oil….I’ll tell you why…Read on…

You know exactly how one perfume is made? Once the perfume oils are collected…they are ready to be blended together according to a formula determined by a master in the field…known as a “nose”…It may take as many as 800 different ingredients and several years to develop the special formula for a scent…

After the scent has been created…it is mixed with alcohol…The amount of alcohol in a scent can vary greatly…Most full perfumes are made of about 10-20% perfume oils dissolved in alcohol and a trace of water…Colognes contain approximately 3-5% oil diluted in 80-90% alcohol…with water making up about 10%…Toilet water has the least amount% oil in 60-80% alcohol and 20% water…

Fine perfumes are often aged for several months or even years after it is blended… Following this…a “nose” will once again test the perfume to ensure that the correct scent has been achieved…Each essential oil and perfume has three notes…”Notes de tete”…or top notes…”notes de coeur”…central or heart notes…and “notes de fond”…base notes…Top notes have tangy or citrus-like smells…central notes…aromatic flowers like rose and jasmine…provide body…and base notes provide an enduring fragrance…More “notes” of various smells…may be further blended….

Most animal oils in general are difficult and expensive to extract…Deer musk must come from deer found in Tibet and China…civet cats…bred in Ethiopia…are kept for their fatty gland secretions…beavers from Canada and the former Soviet Union are harvested for their castor….

Synthetic perfumes have allowed perfumers more freedom and stability in their craft…even though natural ingredients are considered more desirable in the very finest perfumes…The use of synthetic perfumes and oils eliminates the need to extract oils from animals and removes the risk of a bad plant harvest…saving much expense and the lives of many animals….

Okay…Have a look at our reference links now…

  1. Civet Animal by Blue Planet
  2. Civet by about.com
  3. Civet Oil by Dope

Civet Perfume – Where it started…

Ever tried to ponder over the fact that how when and where this trend of applying perfumes started?

Yeah…I mean think about it right from the ‘early man’ age…what was it that must have induced the use of good smell to attract the opposite sex…I had read somewhere it is something which was practiced by animals and then humans adopted the same…to use a scent to attract partners…

The most widely used fragrance being…Civet essential oil…Perfume comes from the Latin “per” meaning “through” and “fumum” or “smoke”…Many ancient perfumes were made by extracting natural oils from plants through pressing and steaming…The oil was then burned to scent the air…Today…most perfume is used to scent bar soaps….Some products are even perfumed with industrial odorants to mask unpleasant smells or to appear “unscented”…

While fragrant liquids used for the body are often considered perfume…true perfumes are defined as extracts or essences and contain a percentage of oil distilled in alcohol…Water is also used…The United States is the world’s largest perfume market with annual sales totaling several billions of dollars….And their chief ingredient being the most expensive and the best Civet Essential oil…

Perfumes today are being made and used in different ways than in previous centuries…Perfumes are being manufactured more and more frequently with synthetic chemicals rather than natural oils…Less concentrated forms of perfume are also becoming increasingly popular…Combined…these factors decrease the cost of the scents…encouraging more widespread and frequent…often daily…use…

Not only all of that but also using perfume to heal…make people feel good…and improve relationships between the sexes are the new frontiers being explored by the industry…The sense of smell is considered a right brain activity…which rules emotions…memory…and creativity….Aromatherapy smelling oils and fragrances to cure physical and emotional problems being revived to help balance hormonal and body energy….The theory behind aromatherapy states that using essential oils helps bolster the immune system when inhaled or applied topically…Smelling sweet smells also affects one’s mood and can be used as a form of psychotherapy….And this is especially true for nature’s best and pet oil Civet essential oil…

Like aromatherapy…more research is being conducted to synthesize human perfume hat is…the body scents we produce to attract or repel other humans…We…the humans…like other mammals…release pheromones to attract the opposite sex…New perfumes are being created to duplicate the effect of pheromones and stimulate sexual arousal receptors in the brain…Not only may the perfumes of the future help people cover up “bad” smells…they could improve their physical and emotional well-being as well as their sex lives…And by saying that…I mean it…

Okay now have a look at our references…

  1. Civet Oil by BP
  2. Civet Oil by www.about.com
  3. Civet Oil by Common Palm Civet