Beaver anal secretions are sometimes used to flavor vanilla, treat anxiety

Just wait until he finds out where shellac, the food additive used as a glaze and sealant, comes from.

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I… um… oh, so it’s just a placebo treatment for anxiety, ok.

The Hidden Brain podcast discussed prescribing placebos.

I own a bottle of this. It’s quite tasty.

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It’s the same group that found 3000 year old wine tastes like horseshit… but mind it was good horseshit…
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how to harvest…

Cure flying anxiety with this one simple trick.

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I believe that Trump’s anal glands work similarly. This explains the long and never-ending line of sycophants seeking to stick and keep their noses in there, in spite of their own misgivings about – or receipt of actual verbal abuse from – Trump. E.g. it doesn’t matter what Trump said about Heidi Cruz, because Trump’s secretions are – and make Ted Cruz feel – that special.

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I already knew this, but please, please don’t remind me of it again. That is all.

mmmm, beaver butt cupcakes.

“I taste otterly different, please leave butt alone!”

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Double-blind studies have confirmed that the medical uses of the unguent are most effective when applied to the region directly from the aquatic mammal.

Beaver long ago was (and still is :pensive: ) on the menu. I suppose the vanilla secretion discovery was made while butchering beavers.

https://www.ehow.com/info_10055883_beavers-edible.html

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And was classified as a fish for religious purposes.

The Catholic church in the 17th century ruled that it was okay to eat beaver during Lent, which I’m sure was misinterpreted in many ways, and may have led to the discovery of castoreum.

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I think this is pretty damn great! 99% of all anal secretions are useless, but hey, these little fur-balls produce vanilla! I can’t wait for the French vanilla version!

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Where the fuck am I? I googled beaver flavor, anal, vanilla and got this bs??

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See, if you read BoingBoing, you would have known that since 2013:

Also, I always mentally replace ‘artificial vanilla flavor’ with ‘natural beaver anus flavor.’ It…adjusts…my dietary choices.

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So with regard to beavers it’s “milk milk lemonade around the back vanilla is made”?

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So in reality, most synthetic Vanillin is created from either oil or wood pulp, which is a lot easier than attempting to collect castoreum from beavers.

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Beavers also use castoreum to mark their territory, for the record. There seems to be some history of using mammal scent glands for perfumes…people have also used musk from musk deer, which have needed to be protected because of it, and perineal secretions from civets, which are farmed for them. It seems disgusting to me but I guess you can imagine people thinking that if the smell is attractive to the animals, it will work for them too? Anyway I think this probably started there, and people realized it could be flavoring too later on.

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