Our benzoin is a dilution of 20% benzoin resin in naturally occurring benzyl benzoate (to make it pourable) , many essential oil companies dilute in DPG = Dipropylene Glycol which is also used an additive for carburettor fuels as a lubricant and anti-freezing agent!.
Aroma: Sweet, warm, vanilla like / Usage: B/V/M/PR/SS
This scented gum, best known in the West as a key ingredient of Friars Balsam, benzoin has been used for thousand of years in the East. Used in elixirs particularly for its heating and drying effects on cold & damp conditions. A very warming, relaxing and nurturing oil to use in times of confusion and worry. Useful for dry, chapped and cracked skin helping to increase elasticity.