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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.  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