Botanical Name: Styrax benzoin
Country of Origin: India
Extraction Process: Solvent Extraction
Active Constituent(s): Benzoic acid 12%, cinnamic acid 6%
Part of Plant: Resin
Botanical Description: Benzoin Absolute is extracted from a tree that is indigenous to South East Asia. Its hairy leaves are oval, and its flowers, fleshy and yellow-green. It grows to a height of 20 metres. The essential oil is extracted from the resin.
Also Known As: Styrax Benzoin Essential Oil, Benzoin Absolute.
Appearance: Ranges from a dull brown to golden brown viscous liquid.
Oil Consistency: Thick