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Benzoin Essential Oil

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R 110.00
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Benzoin essential oil, (Styrax Benzoin) is imported from Thailand, where the oil is made by steam distilling the tree sap which produces a thick, golden brown pure essential oil, that smells like warm woody vanilla, bottled locally in South Africa.

Benzoin essential oil works well in aromatherapy blends with other essential oils like Bergamot, Juniper Berry & Rose.

This oil also has 10 amazing health benefits, read the rest of this essential oil profile below for a comprehensive look at this amazing oil and its uses.

Use caution when using this oil, all essential oils should be diluted before using topically.

Available in the following sizes: 20ml, 50ml, 100ml, 500ml, 1L, 5L, 20L, 25L

Packaged in either Glass or HDPE containers, you can expect a shelf life of 10 years.*

This Benzoin essential oil is part of the dis natuurlik. Essential Oil Collection

Benzoin Resinoid

10 Benefits of Benzoin Essential Oil:

  • Helps to relieve congestion & other respiratory problems.
  • Helps to fight depression, alleviating stress and promoting positive thinking and relaxation.
  • Alleviates the pain and inflammation associated with rheumatic arthritis conditions and other forms of pain.
  • Expectorant properties help to clear excess phlegm and mucus in respiratory tracts.
  • Aids in proper digestion, by promoting the discharge of bile into the stomach & boosts appetite.
  • Protects wounds from infection and bacterial growth.
  • Can help to prevent sepsis in cuts and wounds by acting as an antiseptic.
  • Keeps skin healthy & hydrated, slowing down the signs of ageing & improving your complexion.
  • Mood improves and has a calming effect and soothes the mind.
  • Helps to regulate urination, working as a diuretic.

Wood Essential Oil Diffuser - Benzoin Essential Oil

4 Simple Benzoin Essential Oil Uses:

  • Diffuse Benzoin oil in your home to elevate emotions and relax the nerves.
  • Make massage oils and skin serums with this versatile oil.
  • Add a few drops of the oil into a carrier oil of your choice for a calming and relaxing massage oil.
  • Blend 7 drops of benzoin with 1 drop lemon, 2 drops french lavender, and 35ml of carrier oil of your choice, use this blend on your hands, knees and other hard-working areas of skin, to keep them nourished and in great condition.

Directions for the use of Benzoin Essential Oil:

  • Diffusion: Use five to six drops in a diffuser/ oil burner of your choice.
  • Topical use: Apply this oil to your skin by mixing no more than 4-5 drops of this oil for every 5ml of body lotion or carrier oil. (Always dilute essential oils with a carrier oil to minimise any skin sensitivity.)
  • Essential oil perfume: Add 80 drops of carrier oil to an amber bottle (50ml+), With a dropper, add in 10 drops of essential oils that contain base notes, followed by 5 drops of headnotes, and 5 drops of heart notes, seal the bottle and shake well, label and store in a cool dark place.

Benzoin Essential Oil

Benzoin Essential Oil Properties:


Pure Benzoin Oleoresin Essential Oil

Botanical name:

Styrax benzoin

Botanical family:


Quality grade:

Therapeutic Grade

Main Usage:

Aromatherapy & Natural perfumery

Main chemical constituents:

Limonene, linalyl acetate, linalool, terpinene, β-pinene

Country of origin & Cultivation method:

Wild harvested in the forests of Thailand

Extraction method & Plant part:

Solvent extraction of the Gum/Resin (as this is a natural product, and being exposed to the environment before harvest, colour may vary greatly from brown to darkish brown-red)

Perfumery notes & fragrance profile / aromas:

Base note, Warm, Sweet, Vanilla, Woody

Benzoin Essential Oil blends well with the following oils:

Bergamot, Coriander, Frankincense, French Lavender, Indian Sandalwood, Juniper Berry, Lemon, Myrrh, Petitgrain, Rose, Sweet Orange

Safety & Warnings:

  • Avoid direct sunlight and UV rays for at least a 12 hour period after applying the oil as it is Phototoxic, which means that it can make your skin susceptible to damage like severe sunburn or blistering if exposed to sunlight, especially ultraviolet light, so please avoid exposure to the sun for at least 12 hours after using this oil on your skin.
  • Avoid use if you want to concentrate as the Benzoin oil has a very relaxing effect on the body.
  • A skin test is recommended prior to use.
  • Dilute with a suitable carrier oil before using topically to lower the risk of skin sensitisation and or irritation.
  • Skin sensitivity in rare cases.
  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Pregnant, nursing or under a doctors care? Consult your Healthcare Physician for the correct application of this product.
  • Avoid contact with your eyes, inner ears and sensitive areas.

Styrax Benzoin Essential Oil

Benzoin Essential Oil Product Specifications & Options:

Quality Grade:

Therapeutic Grade Essential Oil (A-Grade)

Available in the following sizes:

20ml, 50ml, 100ml, 500ml, 1L, 5L, 20L, 25L

Wholesale Benzoin Essential Oil:

Available in various 20ml wholesale pack sizes, suitable for Resellers:

5 Units, 25 Units and 50 units+

Contact us for more information and pricing.

Bulk Benzoin Essential Oil:

Available in various bulk sizes, suitable for Manufacturers:

50ml, 100ml, 500ml, 1L, 5L, 20L & 25L 

Contact us for more information and pricing.

Packaging types:

Glass dropper bottle for (20ml, 50ml, 100ml)

Glass Bottle for (500ml)

Plastic HDPE jerry can for (1L, 5L, 20L, 25L)

Shelf Life:

Up to 10 years shelf life, if proper storage instructions are followed.

Please refer to the packaging labels for expiry dates.

Storage Instructions:

* Pure Essential oils like this Benzoin essential oil should be kept in a cool (below 22°C) dark place (no sunlight) to maintain freshness & to obtain maximum shelf life.