Benefits & How To Use
Benzoin Absolute Styrax tonkinensis (1160)
Benzoin has a warm, vanilla-like aroma, which provides an emotionally comforting quality. It is sometimes used in a massage blend for soothing aching muscles, but may have sensitizing properties. It provides respiratory and digestive support and may be best used in a diffuser. It blends particularly well with Rose.
This absolute is extracted using ethanol. No ethanol is added to the product but small amounts are present as a result of the extraction process.
This is a pure therapeutic-quality aromatherapy absolute from Thailand, and is obtained from the resin.
About Benzoin Absolute
- Botanical Name: Styrax tonkinensis
- Plant Family: Styracaceae
- Production: Absolute
- Cultivation: Absolute
- Country of Origin: Thailand
- Part of Plant: Resin
- Fragrance Family: Resinous, Sweet
- Major Compounds: Benzyl benzoate, Benzoic acid, Cinnamic acid, Ethanol, Vanilline
- Item no: 1160
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