Botanical Name: Styrax benzoin
Benzoic Acid: 10 – 12%
Cinnamic Acid: 4 – 7%
Benzyl Cinamate: 2 – 4%
Methyl Cinamate: 10 – 17%
Cinnamyl Cinnamate: 8 – 14%
Plant Part: Resin
Processing Method: Solvent Extraction with benzyl benzoate
Color/Consistency: Benzoin oil is brown with a very thick consistency.
Product Description: Styrax benzoin is a species of tree native to Sumatra in Indonesia. Benzoin, also known as gum Benjamin, is one of the classic ingredients of incense.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping), be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.