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    • Benzoin Siam Resinoid

      Product Code: benzoin-resin
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    • ★★★★★ ★★★★★ 5.00/5 Stars. (4 Reviews)
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    Botanical Name: Styrax benzoin

    Plant Part: Resin

    Country of Origin: Siam

    Benzoin, also known as ‘gum benzoin’, is a traditional ingredient in incense with a sweet, delicate, balsamic aroma.  Benzoin is also found in skin creams for its antiseptic, healing and calming properties.  In perfumery, it is a popular fixative slowing the evaporation of the perfume to help it last longer.  It’s used as a flavoring in baked goods, chewing gum, soft candy and others.  It’s also used in personal care and pharmaceutical products.  We do not offer this product for internal consumption.

    Benzoin resin is collected by making an incision in the trunk of trees (in the genus Styrax) that allows the sap to escape.  As it flows, the fresh gum is yellowish but becomes a darker-red-brown color as it dries.  Our Benzoin is a 50% solution in Benzoin in Benzyl Benzoate.

    Its color is reddish-brown-caramel.  This is a viscous liquid.  INCI: Styrax benzoin.

    This product should be diluted before use.  If you’re not familiar with how to use or with its viscosity, please first order a very small quantity.

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    A keeper
    (Austin, TX, US) | August 31st, 2015
    I agree with the vanilla comment, however it also has a balsamic note. A great product to add a "warm" delicate scent.
    A must have scent.
    (Frederick, MD, US) | April 29th, 2015
    To me it smells like freshly baked rolls from a local bakery. Love the way Camden-Grey packaged it. This is a very thick oil, it comes in a clear glass jar. Thanks for the free samples, too.
    A must have for soft, lasting, citrus recipes
    (Irvine, CA, US) | October 5th, 2014
    When making citrus fragrances, this fixative pulls it all together into a nice a nice creamy blend. Warm, soft, vanilla.
    Vanilla!
    (Wappingers Falls, NY, US) | November 7th, 2013
    I like this scent and I am excited to use it as a fixative in my products! Adds a vanilla like scent!
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    Please note that we do not allow order cancellations for any reason and we don’t allow removal/cancellations of products which become partially or completely out of stock after the customer places an order.

    Raw materials/ingredients are dispensed by weight. Many customers ask how many ounces in a pound, there are 16 ounces in one pound. These are not fluid ounces, they are ounces by weight.

    EO = essential oil

    FO = fragrance oil

    Our containers are filled with products to where our commercial digital scales indicate the container should be filled. Some containers will be filled to the top, some will not.

    HOW OILS ARE DISPENSED: All our products are dispensed by weight. EO's in 8 oz. through 2 lbs. - amber plastic pharmaceutical-grade bottle. EO's in 5 and 10 lbs. - heavy duty plastic container w/pouring spout, the oil may remain inside the container at least 2 months. EO's in sizes of 25+ lbs. - industry-standard metal or plastic can with a pouring spout, the oil may remain inside the metal can indefinitely and up to 2 months in the plastic pail. It's our decision in which type of pail we dispense the product, metal cans are not readily available. CARRIER OILS - plastic bottles/pails depending on the size ordered, do not need to be transferred to glass unless you wish to do so. FO's - in plastic containers, contents do not need to be transferred to glass unless you wish to do so.

    Essential oils in sizes from ½ oz. to 4 oz. are dispensed in amber glass bottles without orifice reducers or glass droppers. If we ever run out of amber glass bottles, we reserve the right to use any other glass bottle available at that time. The only sizes of EO's dispensed with orifice reducers are 1/32, 1/16, 1/8 and 1/4 oz. sizes. If you require bottles/vials with orifice reducers or Eurodroppers, we sell those separately.

    HOW TO STORE: Upon receipt, EO's dispensed in plastic bottles MUST be transferred into amber glass bottles. EO's, FO's and BUTTERS should be stored in tightly-sealed containers away from direct light and heat. Many oils could be highly flammable, keep away from open flames. Refrigerating butters could adversely affect the consistency of the butter, please join our Forum if you need to learn how to handle and store products.

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