It is used as an inhalation for coughs and loss of voice, and may also help to heal chapped and cracked hands when added to a base cream. It is a comforting and uplifing oil with a faint vanilla scent. Benzoin Pourable is not an essential oil. It is collected in a solid form and is thinned using di propylene glycol.
Often used in medicines/chest balms to treat coughs and colds or to aid lung and sinus ailments, although most commonly used in lotions to soothe red, irritable, itchy skin. Well known as a sedative, this oil is comforting and uplifting with a faint vanilla scent. It is also used as a preservative in oils.
Avoid during pregnancy. Is a well documented sensitizer. Use with caution, especially in the bath
Information retrieved from Green Valley Aromatherapy.
The information and opinions provided here are for general educational purposes only and do not replace medical advice. It is your responsibility to consult a suitably qualified medical practitioner to ensure that you will not have any medical problems from any use of this product.
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