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BOTANICAL MEDICINE DATABASE
Skin Care: Use benzoin resin in external skin applications to heal cuts and sooth inflammation of rough cracked skin. Benzoin is indicated for use where there is redness, irritation, or itching, such as eczema. The dark, vanilla-like resin also acts as an
Aromatic, Diuretic, Expectorant, Sedative, Anticancer
External uses only. Use a few drops of the resin in aroma lamps, or as a part of oil blends and skin creams.Benzoin tincture, used in cosmetics and some herbal compounds. Also used in vaporizer fluids for inhalation to relieve respiratory discomfort.