Benzoin Essential oil

Benzoin has Vanilla like top notes, with warm hints of Chocolate and a beautiful sweet molasses-like texture

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Vanilla like top notes, with warm hints of chocolate and a beautiful sweet molasses like texture

Benzoin Essential Oil

A tropical tree with pale green leaves and a hard shelled fruit. Incisions are made into the bark of the tree to extract the material which will make the oil. The incised extracted resin is hard browns and reds.

Characteristics of Benzoin Essential Oil

Vanilla like top notes, with warm hints of Chocolate and beautiful sweet molasses like texture with balsamic undertones

Common Uses of Benzoin Essential Oil

Benzoin is a lovely all round oil which aids digestion and helps to reduce stress. It has traditionally been used to protect wounds from infection.


Used to help soothe dry and cracked skin. Use in blends to maintain healthy skin tone. Mildly astringent, helps tone.


The uplifting scents are warming which and give a feeling of comfort that may help with anxiety.
Soothing and natural constituents which help with inflammation. Benzoin naturally contains benzaldehydes which can help with minor wounds and cuts, so suited to skin treatment creams and oils.
The chocolately scent makes it perfect to blend with sweet oils such as Citrus as well as wonderful undertone to floral oils such as Rose.

Precautions when using Benzoin Essential Oil

Benzoin can have a drowsy effect, so if you know you need to concentrate on something it is best to avoid it.

Benzoin Essential Oil Technical Information

Criteria Information

Latin Name

Styrax benzoin


Dipropylene glycol, Styrax benzoin (Benzoin) Gum Oil

Plant Family


Extraction Method

The resin is dissolved in ethyl glycol to make it suitable for aromatherapy purposes. Naturallythinking Benzoin is 30% dissolved in order to make it a usable and familiar consistency.

Country of Origin



100% Pure Essential Oil, therapeutic grade in DPG to make mobility usable.



Benzoic, Cinnamic (Acids), Benzoic aldehyde, Vanillin (Aldehydes), Benzyl benzoate (Esther).

Cas No.


Einecs No.

203-821-4 / 246-770-3/284-557-7

Blends well with

Bergamot, Coriander, Cypress, Frankincense, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Myrrh, Orange, Petitgrain, Rose, Sandalwood.

49th Amendment IFRA Certificate

Technical Documents

Please see the Technical Tab below for SDS, and Allergens information.

Benzoin gums from styrax benzoin gum and is useful in skin treatments to maintain healthy skin

Blends Well With:
Resins, Spices, Rose, Sandalwood, Jasmine, Cypress, Juniperberry, Lemon, Pine
Avoid during pregnancy
Country of Origin:
Latin Name:
Styrax benzoin
Traditional Physical Properties:
Anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, astringent, colds, asthma
Part of Plant Used:
100% Pure
Resin like with the Sweetness of Vanilla
Key Benefits:
Inflamed skin / Positivity
Traditional Emotional Use:
Comforting when lonely, sad, alienated, depressed and bereaved. Acts as a comfort blanket
Traditional Skin Use:
Cracked and inflamed skin
HS Code:
HS Description:
Benzoin Essential Oil
HS Country:
HS Composition:
Viscous Liquid


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Benzoin Essential oil Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

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Benzoin Essential oil Technical Data Sheet (TDS)

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Benzoin Essential oil Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Benzoin Essential oil Allergens Declaration

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Customer Reviews

  • 5

    Posted by Dalia Hawley on 10th Dec 2020

    Gorgeous scent, blends perfectly