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I have not tried emu oil and am very curious. Do you happen to know - what part of the animal is it from? I have heard that some people are troubled by the odor? Does it have a meaty aroma or is that because folks get a cheaper brand that doesn't keep well?
 

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The small jar I got smelled all right when I opened it -- it was recommended to me to use on a sore -- I used it a couple of times and the next time it smelled a bit off. Maybe it should be refrigerated.
 

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I have not tried emu oil and am very curious. Do you happen to know - what part of the animal is it from? I have heard that some people are troubled by the odor? Does it have a meaty aroma or is that because folks get a cheaper brand that doesn't keep well?
Mireckca. It smells like fried chicken to me....Since the emu has to be killed for its oil/fat, I stay away from it. I have heard there is a highly purified brand that doesn't smell as "chicken-y".

Squalene oil (from olives, not the kind from shark) is a good alternative.



 
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