Benzoin from Sumatra - Styrax benzoe
Aromatic molecules :
Benzoic acid, cinnamic acid.
Sumatran Benzoin is a solidified resin from the Benzoin Styrax tree (Styrax Sumatra / Styrax Dryand), a plant native to northern Sumatra, Indonesia. It is widely used in religious ceremonies in many parts of the world. It is also used in the composition ofincense and other burnt substances
Considered sacred, it was used for fumigation to ward off evil spirits.
- Emotional rebalancing.
- Soothing to the skin
This essential oil is used externally, diluted invegetable oilin skin massage or in the bath (with the help ofa dispersant).
It will be used mainly for :
- skin problems (acne, psoriasis, eczema, wounds, ulcers, dermatitis, irritations, dry skin, etc.).
- nervous disorders, stress, anxiety, moments of sadness.
- circulatory, urinary and respiratory disorders.
The antibacterial properties ofessential oil benzoin is widely used to treat skin infections as well as itching.
Slightly diuretic, it can relieve a urinary infection.
Benzoin is an essential oil to think about during times of depression, grief or anxiety.
Antiseptic, it treats lung infections bronchitis, laryngitis, cough, flu.
It relieves asthma symptoms and stimulates expectoration.
Benzoin is an effective healing agent. It protects the skin by healing burns, chapped skin, dermatitis, wounds and psoriasis.
It soothes skin irritations: pruritus, urticaria, itching, eczema.
It reduces wrinkles and couperose. It is effective for very dry skin.
Used in massage, it has soothing and stimulating properties.
Benzoin resinoid is used in perfumery for its vanilla scent, and as a fixative in certain compositions.
This absolute is viscous and flows with great difficulty through the dropper.
To make it easier to use and dose, I advise you to warm your bottle slightly under a stream of hot water to make the absolute more fluid (bringing it to around 30°C) and to remove the plastic dropper (keeping it to put back in case you need to transport your bottle)
Special precautions :
- Keep out of reach of young children - This product is not a substitute for a balanced diet - Do not exceed the recommended dose - Unless advised by a doctor or pharmacist, do not use during pregnancy and breastfeeding and in children under 3 years of age - Keep away from heat and light.
Dropper bottle of 10 ml.
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