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Benzoin Resinoid

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The Rich, creamy, balsamic, almond vanilla-like heart notes of Benzoin is cherished by perfumers. It has slight smoky, leather undertone. Use Benzoin essential oil, common name Benzoin Siam, to impart a vanilla aroma similar to, but certainly not equal to, our pure vanilla.
It is commonly used as a fragrance fixative (anchor) in soap by reducing the evaporation of fragrance.
Skin maximum of 2% and use with caution skin that is hypersensitive or damaged.  1/2tsp to 1tsp per pound of batch oils in soap
For easier pouring, use a hot water bath for 10 or so minutes.
May accelerate trace in soap
INCI: Styrax Benzoin Resin Extract
Viscosity: This resin is a thick brown, viscous liquid. Let the bottle sit in warm water to enable easy pouring
Perfume Note: Base
Aroma: Balsamic, rich, creamy, sweet, almond and vanilla notes
Blends well with black pepper, cardamom, frankincense, myrrrh, patchouli, sandalwood, vetiver & ylang ylang

Processing Method: Solvent Extraction with benzyl benzoate

Shelf Life: 2 - 3 years

Botanical Name - styrax benzoin
Country of Origin - India

Avoid while pregnant. Not for internal use.

Properties - anti inflammatory, antioxidant, antiseptic, astringent, expectorant.

Cautions - Has been known to cause allergic reactions, perform a skin test before use. Dilute before use

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Customer Reviews

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bensoin resinoid

Very pleasant, sweet scent which lasts better than other essential oils but needs to be diluted first. Good quality ingredient.