Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||pale yellow clear liquid with balsamic odor|
|:||Soluble in alcohol, insoluble in water|
|:||0.990 – 0.999 @ 20°C|
|:||+0.79 to +0.80|
|:||1.4021 to 1.4022 @ 20 °C|
Plant Part Used
DESCRIPTION:The Benzoin absolute oil is an essential oil extracted from fine Benzoin resin by use of alcohol or solvent extraction method. It can easily blends with essential oils and has in it properties that helps in soothing, stimulating, comforting the body muscles as well as has warming and aphrodisiac, uplifting, elevating properties.
CONSTITUENTS:Benzoic acid, vanillin and coniferyl benzoate.
AROMATIC SUMMARY / NOTE / STRENGTH OF AROMA:Benzoin Absolute oil has a sweet, warm and vanilla-like aroma that is used as a base note with a medium aroma.
BLENDS WITH:Frankincense, Cardamon, Myrrh, Myrtle, Orange, Sandalwood and Petitgrain.
COMMON NAMES:Gum Benzoin, Gum Benjamin, Siam Benjamin.
USES:This Absolute oil has various therapeutic properties and is useful for arthritis, bronchitis, chapped skin, coughing, laryngitis, stress. It has the reputation of having anti-depressant, anti-inflammatory, carminative, anti-oxidant, expectorant and diuretic properties.