Deer musk she xiang
an odorous glandular secretion from the male musk deer; used as a perfume fixative
the name originally given to a substance with a penetrating odor obtained from a gland of the male musk deer, which is situated between its back/rectal area.
The substance has been used as a popular perfume fixative since ancient times
effect on CNS: small amount stimulates, large amount inhibits.
increases heart rate
elevates blood pressure
stimulate cardiac function
steroid effect on striated muscles and smooth muscles of the bronchioles.
stimulates muscles of the uteri (contra-indication with pregnancy)
antibiotic effect: inhibits Staphylococcus aureus and E. coli.