The fragrance of benzoin is best described as a sweet, spicym Vanilla Balsam. It has a sweet, warm aroma, and has a powdery balsamic, vanilla and cinnamon like finish. It is mainly used in perfumery and being a base note, used in Cold Process Soap and perfumery to ground top and middle notes.
Blends well with: Bergamot, Black Pepper, Coriander, Clove Bud, Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Helichrysum, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Litsea Cubea, Myrrh, Myrtle, Nutmeg, Orange, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Petitgrain, Rose, Sandalwood, Tuberose, Vanilla, Ylang Ylang.
Method of extraction: Solvent extracted
Plant part: Trunk, branches
Strength/Intensity: Medium to strong
Country of Origin: Thailand (Siam benzoin)
Contraindications/Caution: Can be sensitising. Do not use for extended periods.
Note: Only Essential Oils sold in 10ml bottle size come with Built-in Dripolator. You'll find droppers or pipettes for larger size bottles HERE
We recommend the use of an Encyclopaedia of Essential Oils to reference the therapeutic benefits of Pure Essential Oils and to learn about using them safely. Some authors of note we recommend you seek out are: Valerie Ann Worwood, Julia Lawless, Robert Tisserand, Nerys Purchon and Lora Cantele, Shirley Price.
|INCI:||Benzoin (Styrax Benzoin) Oleoresin|