The Benzoin absolute oil is an essential oil extracted from fine Benzoin resin by use of alcohol or solvent extraction method. It can easily blends with essential oils and has in it properties that helps in soothing, stimulating, comforting the body muscles as well as has warming and aphrodisiac, uplifting, elevating properties.
Gum Benzoin, Gum Benjamin, Siam Benjamin.
Frankincense, Cardamon, Myrrh, Myrtle, Orange, Sandalwood and Petitgrain.
Benzoic acid, vanillin and coniferyl benzoate.
This oil has various therapeutic properties and is useful for arthritis, bronchitis, chapped skin, coughing, laryngitis, stress. It has the reputation of having anti-depressant, anti-inflammatory, carminative, anti-oxidant, expectorant and diuretic properties.Amber oil is said to possess many health and medicinal benefits. It can be used in small quantities to get maximum benefits. Few important health benefits of Amber oil are mentioned here. Benefits for the brain : Few drops of Amber oil put in water while taking a bath will have a soothing effect on the body. Aroma of this oil has a pleasing effect that matches the ambience while practicing yoga and meditation . The aroma is long lasting and non-irritating. Amber oil when properly applied has a sedating effect and is very useful in inducing sleep. The oil eliminates negativity from the mind and brings an influx of happy and pleasant thoughts. This helps in promoting wholesome health of the body. Benefits for the skin and hair : Amber oil is used for skin rejuvenating massages. It refreshes the skin and rejuvenates the growth of new cells, thereby lending anti-aging benefits for the skin. The best way to use the oil for skin is to put 2 to 3 drops in the water used for facial steaming. It clears pores and lends sheen to the skin. The oil can also be used for scalp massages for rejuvenation of hair follicles . Psychological Benefits : Studies have shown that Amber oil relaxes brain waves (alpha, beta and theta waves) through its psychoactive effect. It soothes the mind and helps fight problems such as depression, anxiety and stress . Soaking in a bath in which a few drops of amber oil are added can be an excellent relaxant before going to bed. It promotes sleep. Benefit for Heart : Use of Amber oil is also believed to enhance heart energy. Palpitation of the heart and convulsions are treated with Amber and its derivatives .