Benzoin Oil

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Ingredient Origin - INDONESIA

Ingredient Type - RESIN

Extraction Method - SOLVENT


Description: The Benzoin tree originates in Java, Sumatra and Thailand where it can grow up to 8 meters (20 feet). Deep incisions are made in the trunk of the tree from which the grayish color sap exudes. When the resinous lump becomes hard and brittle, it is collected from the bark.


Aromatic Scent: Benzoin oil has a sweet, warm and vanilla-like aroma.


Common Uses: Benzoin Essential Oil is reputed to have antiseptic, anti-depressant, anti-inflammatory, carminative, deodorant, diuretic and expectorant properties. Benzoin is widely used as a fixative in perfumes. It can also be used for assisting with respiratory ailments, and skin conditions such as acne, eczema and psoriasis.

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