The Meaning & Benefits of Benzoin Resin

benzoin resin

Benzoin is an aromatic resin harvested from specific trees within the Styracaceae plant family.

Plant Family: Styracaceae.

Synonyms: Gum Benjamin, Luban Jawi.

Origin: Asia, Europe, and the Americas.

Parts Used: Gum resin.

What Does Benzoin Resin Smell Like?

Benzoin provides warm balsamic undertones, resinous, with hints of spice or floral notes.

The scent of benzoin is good in combination with aloeswood, borneal camphor, cinnamon, frankincense, myrrh, opopanax, patchouli, rose, saffron, sandalwood, spikenard, star anise, vanilla and vetiver.

Metaphysical Meaning of Benzoin Resin

Elemental Symbolism: Air.

Astrological Symbolism: Aquarious and Leo.

Planetary Symbolism: Sun.

Season: Summer

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