ADIPOCERE aka CORPSE WAX (Ask a Mortician)

Here’s a link to order some adipocere cream:
Just kidding there is no link WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU.

Here are real links to get my first book for $2.99 (until 8/7): http://caitlindoughty.com/books/smoke-gets-in-your-eyes

And the paperback of my second book: http://caitlindoughty.com/books/from-here-to-eternity

Thank you Patron deathlings, who make this all possible!
http://www.patreon.com/thegooddeath

MY BOOKS on the funeral industry and death around the world (hardcover, ebook, or audiobook): https://amzn.to/2kZpIFS

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Co-Op Funeral Home in Seattle: http://funerals.coop/

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***WHERE ELSE YOU CAN FIND ME***

Website: http://www.orderofthegooddeath.com
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***CREDITS***

Mortician: Caitlin Doughty
Writing & Research: Louise Hung (@LouiseHung1)
Editor & Graphics: Landis Blair (@landisblair)

***LEARN MORE***

“The Chemistry of Death – Adipocere degradation in modern graveyards”
S. Fielder, A.E. Berns, L. Schwarz, A.T. Whelk, M. Graw. Forensic Science International, Volume 257, Dec. 1, 2015

“Decay Process of a Cadaver”
João Pinheiro http://eknygos.lsmuni.lt/springer/657/85-116.pdf

“Goo of Death Helps Solve Mystery of Headless Corpse”
https://www.livescience.com/14472-waxy-corpse-adipocere-decomposition-investigation.html

“Soap on a Bone: How Corpse Wax Forms”
https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/morbid-monday-soap-on-a-bone

“The effect of the method of burial on adipocere formation”
Forbes, Shari L.; Stuart, Barbara H.; Dent, Boyd B. Forensic Science International, Volume 154, Nov. 10, 2005

“Germany’s Tired Graveyards: A Rotten Way to Go?”
http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/germany-s-tired-graveyards-a-rotten-way-to-go-a-527134.html

“Adipocere or Saponification”
http://healthdrip.com/adipocere-or-saponification/

“The Curious Case of Mrs. Ellenbogen”
https://www.penn.museum/sites/expedition/the-curious-case-of-mrs-ellenbogen/
N. Dhody, Anna. Expedition Magazine. Penn Museum, 2016 Web. 23 Jul 2018

“Soap on a Bone”
https://strangeremains.com/2014/02/17/soap-on-a-bone/

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