The Habituel Benzoin Resin is a balsamic resin extracted from the Sap of the Styrax Benzoin through a solvent extraction process. The main constituents of the oil are cinnamic acid, vanillin, and various other benzoins.

  • It is the vanillin that gives it such a warm characteristic, sweet odour.
  • It is a thick resinous liquid and can be diluted with various oils for aromatherapy
  • It is a golden brown and is usually used in perfumery as a base oil

Benzoin Resin

  • The main uses of benzoin resin:

    • In Perfumery
    • To make incense
    • Flavouring in food
    • Medicine (tincture of benzoin)
    • Cosmetics
    • Scented Candles