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Escentia Benzoin Oil - Standardised

Escentia Benzoin Oil - Standardised

Regular price R 109.00
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INCI: Styrax benzoin

Benzoin oil, also known as Friars Balsam, has a calming effect that can relieve depression and feelings of sadness. Its sweet, balsamic vanilla-like aroma can be used in steam inhalation as a treatment for bronchitis, colds and similar conditions. It presents more like a syrupy liquid than an oil, but it is easy to dilute and is often used as a fixative in soaps and fragrances.

Sizes: 10ml, 20ml, 50ml, 100ml, 500ml or 1L.

  • Natural deodorant
  • Eases exhausted emotional states
  • Eases arthritis
  • Helps to instill confidence
  • Helpful with cystitis, eczema and psoriasis
  • Add 3-4 drops to a bowl of steaming hot water, cover your head with a towel and breathe in the vapour
  • Add 1 part Benzoin Essential Oil to 2 parts Rosewater to make a very effective skin cleanser
  • Apply directly to cracked, chapped, dry skin and to promote the healing of wounds and sores
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antioxidant
  • Antiseptic
  • Astringent
  • Carminative
  • Diuretic
  • Expectorant
  • Sedative
  • Vulnerary

100% pure Benzoin oil (Styrax benzoin)


Although Benzoin essential oil is non-toxic and a non-irritant, it is a mild sensitiser and care should be taken if you have sensitive or allergy-prone skin. Spot test before use.

This natural product is for external use only. Please exercise caution and do not ingest or take internally. Store away from children, animals, sunlight and heat. If pregnant or breastfeeding, please consult with your medical care-giver before use.

This 100% natural, aromatherapy grade essential oil is packaged in an amber glass bottle (11-100ml). Always store away from direct sunlight and heat to preserve its therapeutic properties.

About Standardised Essential Oils

Standardised essential oils are produced to achieve a standard scent, whereas a single species essential oil may vary in scent because it is an individual plant species that can naturally vary with season, rainfall, soil quality, geography and a variety of other factors. Standardising the scent by combining multiple species is a method of producing an oil that will always be similar in quality. Standardised oils can therefore be quite beneficial when scent reliability is required.

Standardised essential oils are pure essential oils which have not been diluted, filled or altered in any way. The only differentiating factor between standardised essential oils and others is that multiple variations of plant species are distilled.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews
It's a no from me

I have used Benzoin oil before but another brand. This particular oil is as thick as molasses, and it doesn't blend with other oils at all. It lays at the bottom and tints any mixture milky. I'm disappointed. It's absolutely useless to me now.

Mariki V.

I love the smell and look forward to use it. Thank you for superb service always!!


doesn't come out of the bottle so u have to bite it open n stick your finger in it which is messy. also doesnt do much for insomnia