Benzoin Gum, Red Siam 1/2 Oz (Styrax tonkinensis)
Red Siam Benzoin (Styrax tonkinensis) is reddish yellow to rust brown, and has a pleasurable sweet fragrance of benzoin, with vanilla undertones. The high quality Siam benzoin makes it an excellent candidate in the production of perfumes. Some of the aromatherapy uses of Siam Benzoin are to assist in healing Inflamed, chapped skin, reducing arthritis and improving circulation. When burned as incense, it assists in relieving asthma and bronchitis symptoms, and can aid in reducing depression and tension.