Operculum Onycha Grade A
Operculum Onycha Grade A shells| Natural Musk| Ancient Musk| Aphrodisiac| Duffra
Operculum Onycha is a traditional and ancient natural musk. These shells are of very high quality grade A shells. Ethically sourced from sustainable sources, this batch of onycha, also known as duffra, known as the “jewel of the sea”, Onycha. The scent this natural wonder exudes is truly magnificent and has a tendency to capture the soul.
Used since the biblical times, Onycha has been used in various religious ceremonies and purification rituals, with its fragrant smoke evoking reverence and reflection.
“And the Lord said unto Moses, Take unto thee sweet spices, stacte, and onycha, and galbanum; these sweet spices with pure frankincense: of each shall there be a like weight: And thou shalt make it a perfume, a confection after the art of the apothecary, tempered together, pure and holy. Exodus 30:34-36.”
In the Middle Eastern and African incense making tradition, Onycha is a vital ingredient. This is also considered an organic aphrodisiac. The main use for this beautiful natural musk are in incense making and in making perfumes.
This grade A batch is raw, world-class quality with a pungent earthy scent note.
It is inevitable that there will be
differences in size, surface defects and color depth in such high quality raw products.
Grind to powder to make fragrance
Grind to a powder to make Bakhoor, Incense or may be used as whole shells