Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||brown semi-solid with balsamic odor|
|:||Soluuble in alcohol, insoluble in water|
|:||0.990 â€“ 0.999 @ 20Â°C|
|:||+0.77 to +0.79|
|:||1.4021 to 1.4022 @ 20Â°C|
Storage & Handling
|:||Store in tightly sealed, preferably full container. Protect from heat and light.|
|:||Ambient 10Â°C - 32Â°C|
|:||Supercritical CO2 Extraction|
DESCRIPTION:This oil is extracted from resin of the Styrax Benzoin tree that belongs to the Stryracaceae family. This tree is a native from Java, Sumatra and Thailand and can grows to a height of 8 meters. Benzoin oil is golden brown in color, with a treacle-like viscosity and has a sweet, warm and vanilla-like aroma.
CONSTITUENTS:Its main chemical components are benzoic, cinnamic acids, benzyl benzoate, benzoic aldehyde, vanillin and coniferyl benzoate.
AROMATIC SUMMARY / NOTE / STRENGTH OF AROMA:Benzoin oil has a sweet, warm and vanilla-like aroma that is used as a base note with a medium aroma.
BLENDS WITH:This essential oil blends well with bergamot, coriander, frankincense, juniper, lavender, lemon, myrrh, orange, petitgrain, rose and sandalwood.
COMMON NAMES:Gum benzoin, Luban jawi, Benjamin or Styrax benzoin.
USES:Benzoin oil is known for its medicinal properties and 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. It is also used in perfumes and various kinds of incense.