Benzoin
Benzoin

Benzoin

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Therapeutic Grade Essential Oil: Benzoin

 

Stryax benzoin

 Botonical Name
:
Stryax benzoin
 CAS #
:
05/09/00
 Country of Origin
:
Sumatra
 Color & Odor
:
Brown, viscous liquid @22C with Warm, sweet balsamic
 Solubility
:
Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils
 Specific Gravity
:
0.990 @ 72°F
 Optical Rotation
:
+0.79 to +0.80
 Refractive Index
:
1.4021 to 1.4022
 Flash Point
:
Above 200 °F
 Major Constituents
:
N/A
 Extraction Method
:
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.

COMMON NAMES
Benzoin resinoid, Benzoin Essential Oil, Benzoin, Friar's balsam.

BLENDS WITH:
Rosewood, rose, sandalwood, lemon, myrrh, jasmine, juniperberry, frankincense, other citrus & spice oils.

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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