Crocodile oil is extracted from the fatty tissues of crocodiles and has been used both as preventive and a treatment for a number of human ailments and conditions for many years and across numerous cultures, including Ancient Egypt. It is somewhat red in color, and less viscous than alligator oil. Both were used in the tanning industry.
- Country Folk Medicine: Tales of Skunk Oil, Sassafras Tea, and Other Old-time Remedies (2004) Elisabeth Janos. p. 56.
- Animal Fats and Oils: Their Practical Production, Purification and Uses for a Great Variety of Purposes, Their Properties, Falsification and Examination. (1898) Louis Edgar Andés. p. 75.
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