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Benzoin Resin Essential Oil


Benzoin Resin Essential Oil
Latin name: styrax benzoin

Obtained by solvent extraction from the resin of trees at least 7 years old

Viscosity is treacly
Sweet, warm, vanilla-like smell
Golden brown colour

Calming and uplifting on the mind
Acts as an anti-depressant
Boosts circulation
Eases respiration
Helps in restoring skin elasticity
Calms skin irritations redness and itching
For bronchitis, coughs and colds
Wounds, acne, eczema, psoriasis
Chilblains, rashes and mouth ulcers.

Other applications:
Used in massage and bath oils for easing general aches and pains
In creams for skin treatments


Do not use if you need to concentrate as it can be extremely relaxing
Not for babies
NOT to be used during pregnancy and not suitable for babies and infants

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