Used for centuries for its antiseptic properties, benzoin is also very popular for its sweet vanilla and balsamic smell, with accents of caramel.
It is related to the 2nd Chakra. Benzoin promotes contact with emotions and trust in others.
Benzoin brings calm. It comforts in case of emotional shock and releases stress.
The base notes give the trail of the perfume. They are expressed for up to 24 hours and are most often composed of vanilla and woody notes.
Benzoin originates from Laos. It is a resin that comes from a tree, the styrax Tonkinensis.
Composition: Benzyl benzoate, benzoic acid, vanillin…