Oil Name: Benzoin Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Styrax Tonkinensis
Benzoin essential oil has a sweet, warm and vanilla-like aroma and is golden brown in color and has a treacle-like viscosity.
Benzoin tree is from Java, Sumatra and Thailand. Benzoin oil is extracted from the resin of a seven years and older tree by solvent extraction. It yields 65-85% oil.
Essential or Carrier Oil?
Benzoic Acid, Benzyl Benzoate, Benzyl Alcohol, Vanillin and Coniferyl benzoate.
Antidepressant, Anti inflammatory, Antiseptic, Carminative, Deodorant, Diuretic, Expectorant, Sedative, Vulnerary
Acne, Arthritis, Bronchitis, Chilblains, Circulation Problems, Colds and Flu, Coughs, Eczema, Mouth Ulcers, Muscular Aches and Pains, Nervous Tension, Psoriasis, Rashes, Rheumatism, Scar Tissue, Stress, Wounds
Can Cause Drowsiness
Detail of Warnings
When concentration is needed, Benzoin is best avoided for it can have a relaxing effect.
Compatible Combination Oils
Bergamot, Coriander, Frankincense, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Myrrh, Orange, Petitgrain, Rose, SandalwoodTags: Benzoin essential oils