Benzoin oil is scientifically called as Styrax Benzoin. The oil is produced by the process of solvent extraction from resins of the Benzoin tree. The tree is found mostly in Sumatra and can grow up to 12 meters in height.
The oil produced is pale yellow is color and has a distinct odor. The oil has a creamy, woody aroma which has a striking resemblance to vanilla. The oil requires to be warmed before usage. Benzoic acid and vanillin are present in this oil.
|Scientific Name||:||Sytrax Benzoin|
|Country of Origin||:||Sumatra|
|Colour and odor||:||Pale yellow liquid with a balsamic aroma|
|Extraction Method||:||By steam Distillation|
The Benzoin oil has many curing properties which is why it revered in medical history. The oil is used to treat cases of cough, laryngitis and bronchitis. The oil is a good anti-depressant and can stimulate the body muscles. The resin is used for incense purposes and can be used for fumigation as well. The essential oil is also used for its aphrodisiac properties and helps in uplifting the mood. Benzoin is used in its crystal form to cure acne and eczema.
Benzoin oil has many therapeutic properties to boast of. The essential oil is a strong carmative and has anti-inflammatory properties. The oil is also a strong anti-oxidizing agent. The oil is used to stimulate muscles and is even a recommended expectorant. The Benzoin essential oil is also a renowned diuretic. It helps soothe the nerves in tense situations.
This essential oil can mix well with nutmeg, lemongrass and pine. The oil is soluble in alcohol but not in pure water. Other oils with which it can also mix easily are lavender, lemon and rosemary.
A friend of mine recommended the Benzoin essential oil from the Natures Naturals India store and I was quite impressed with the quality and content in the bottle. The oil definitely was made of the best ingredients and certainly has helped me rejuvenate my myself after a long and tiring day. A good massage with this oil will surely help you relax better and create a sense of calm. My oil came in a well packaged box and was delivered pretty quickly to my residence. Kudos to Natures Naturals for their high quality products and A-class service.
- Steve Martin
I was taking a Yoga class and my circle kept raving about Natures Naturals and their products. I was interested in buying something unique and gave the Benzoin oil a try. From the get go, I knew it was perfect for me. The oil has certainly helped me relax better and has helped me be at one with myself in trying times.
- Rob Damon