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Benzoin Oil Details ...
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* Benzoin is found in Thailand, Java and Sumatra. Resin is taken out of the tree manually, as it does not flow out naturally as it does out of our Maples. It smells like vanilla and is sweet and pleasant. It is a base note.

Extraction Method
* Triangular slashes are made into the bark to make the sap ooze out. The resin is then pressed into a solid mass and melted over water before it can be used.
* Some benzoin can be purchased with ethyl glycol added to make it easier to work with.

Chemical Properties
* Most of it is resin alone. Others are vanillin (aldehyde thus the aroma), benzyl benzoate (ester), benzoic acid, cinnamic acid, benzoic aldehyde, phenyl, and ethylene and phenyl propylic alcohol.

* Useful for any type of skin condition dryness, cracked skin, chapped hands, skin lesions, wounds, redness etc. also an excellent oil for eczema and psoriasis.
* Stress, depression, sadness, loneliness.
* Eases general aches and pains.
* Asthma, coughs colds, sore throat and laryngitis.
* Cystitis, venereal diseases and sexual difficulties such as premature ejaculation.
* May be helpful for diabetics in helping to control blood sugar levels.

Application Properties
* Antiseptic
* Carminative
* Cordially, deodorant
* Diuretic
* Expectorant
* Sedative
* Vulnerary

* May cause drowsiness be careful if using when there is a need to be alert such as driving or operating other machinery.
* Do a skin test first to check for possible allergic reactions.

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