With its sweet vanilla-like aroma and strong stimulant, Benzoin acts as a relaxant and anti-depressant. Used in certain anti-arthritic balms, Benzoin it is also has a warm boosting effect on circulation and gives relief for athritis and rheumatism. Its properties of anti-septic and disinfectant, aids in healing the of wounds and sores, simultaneously improving cracked and dry skin. Also popular in the cosmetic field as an ingredient in deodorants, soaps and perfumes.
Perfumery Note: Base
Major biochemical compounds: Benzoic acid, ethanol, benzyl benzoate, vanilline.