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  1. Botanical name: Styrax Benzoin
  2. Family: Stryacaceae
  3. Origin: Sumatra, Java and Malaysia (‘Sumatra benzoin’). Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, China,and Thailand (‘Siam benzoin’)
  4. Characteristics: Orange reddish brown, very thick with intensely rich, sweet balsamic door
  5. Blend well with:Bergamot, Coriander, Frankincense, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Myrrh, Orange, Petitgrain, Rose and Sandalwood.
  6. Common Uses:

    • Benzoin oil can be used for bronchitis, coughs, colds, wounds, acne, eczema, psoriasis, rheumatism, arthritis, scar tissue, circulation, nervous tension, stress, muscle pains, chilblains, rashes and mouth ulcers.
    • Benzoin oil’s greatest benefit lies in that it has a calming effect on the nervous and digestive systems, a warming effect on circulation problems and a toning effect on the respiratory tract.
    • It furthermore boosts the pancreas, which in turns helps digestion, and is thought to be involved in controlling blood sugar, which makes it valuable for sufferers of diabetes.
    • The effect it has on the skin is to improve elasticity, helping cracked skin, while aiding the healing of sores and wounds and at the same time reducing redness, irritation and itching.
  7. Precautions:
    • May cause skin sensitization
    • May have cross-sensitization with balsam of Peru
    • Avoid when concentration is needed