Wild Grown Benzoin (Styrax benzoin & Ricinus communis)


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Botanical Name – Styrax benzoin & Ricinus communis

Uses – Soothing & warming. Benzoin helps soften and moisturise dry, chapped and hard skin.  It can help to form a protective layer on the skin’s surface and blends well with many other skin oils, including lavender and rose. Also supportive to the respiratory and urinary systems. Comforting, strengthening and stabilising.Aroma – Sweet vanilla

Part of Plant – Tree resin
Extraction Method – Resin is released from the tree when the bark is incised. Pure Benzoin is a solid resin at room temperature therefore it is gently heated and combined with Castor Seed Oil (Ricinus communis) to render it more mobile. The dilution is 80% Castor to 20% Benzoin. 
We find this a much nicer and much more natural alternative to the commonly available Benzoin/Propylene glycol option.
Country of Origin – Indonesia

Chemical Constitutes – Coniferyl benzoate, benzoic acid, benzyl benzoate

GLC – As this is a blend in castor oil, the material is not suitable for GC analysis.


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