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Benzoin


Product Code [5052211000442]
Benzoin

Our Price: £1.07
 


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Benzoin (Styrax benzoin)
 
Comforting, Soothing, Warming,
 
Country of Origin Thailand
 
Perfume Note Base
 
Description of Scent
 
Sweet balsamic scent similar to vanilla
 
History
 
Used for thousands of years as an incense and medicine. Best known in the West for its use in Friars Balsam
 
Extraction Method
 
Solvent
 
Constituents
 
Conifery Benzoate, Benzoic Acid, Benzaldehyde, Vanillin
 
Properties
 
Carminative, Diuretic, Expectorant, Sedative, Vulnerary.
 
Contraindications
 
None But Be Aware It Can Be Quite Sedating.
 
General
 
Benzoin essential oil is the balsamic resin from benzoin (a small tree). Comforting and warming when used in massage, especially when feeling depressed. Useful as a steam inhalant, particularly in the winter months. Helps to soothe cracked skin. Excellent for use in gardening handcreams and good for tired muscles.
 
Safety
 
DILUTE TO 5% OR LESS IN A CARRIER OIL BEFORE SKIN APPLICATION. KEEP OUT OF EYES. DO NOT SWALLOW.
 
Full MSDS and COSSH sheets are available for this product at www.calmer-solutions.com