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Benzoin (Styrax benzoin) Pure Essential Oil

Benzoin (Styrax benzoin) Pure Essential Oil
Product Code : VRINEO0006012
Botanical Name Stryax benzoin
Country of Origin Sumatra
Solubility Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils
Specific Gravity 0.990 @ 72°F
Optical Rotation 0.990 @ 72°F
Refrective Index 1.4021 to 1.4022
PlantPart Resin
Bland With Rosewood, rose, sandalwood, lemon, myrrh, jasmine, juniperberry, frankincense, other citrus & spice oils.
CAS No 05/09/00
Flash Point Above 200 °F
Extraction Method Solvent Extraction

Description

Benzoin Pure is extracted from a large tropical tree with pale green leaves. Used in Orient for its incense and medicinal properties, the oil is extracted from the trunk of tree when hacked oozes out liquid Benzoin that accumulates beneath bark or exudes from incisions.

History

Also known as Gum Benjamin, Benzoin is one of the classic ingredients of incense, and in ancient times it was used as a fumigator. It is the primary ingredient in Friar's Balsam, and was medicinally used to paint sore throats and mouth ulcers. In cosmetic use, it was the additive to rosewater for the centuries-old facial cleanser and toner known as Virgin's Milk, and the ladies of the Royal House of Windsor attributed their beautiful complexions to the use of Friar's Balsam in freshly made barley water.

Color & Aroma

Color : Brown, viscous liquid @22C with Warm, sweet balsamic,

Aroma : Benzoin oil has a sweet, warm and vanilla-like aroma.

Constituents

Cinnamic (Acids), Benzoic, Benzoic aldehyde, Benzyl benzoate (Esther), Vanillin (Aldehydes).

Uses

Used in soap making ingredients, massage oils, lotions, diffusers, scent, potpourri, air fresheners, perfume oils, body fragrance, aromatherapy products, towel scenting, bath oils, spa's, incense, laundry, light rings, facial steams and hair treatments. Further, the oil is also helpful for treating bronchitis, asthma, colds & flu, treating arthritis, soothing sore throats & rheumatism.

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