Benzoin is a balsamic resin obtained from Styrax benzoin (family Styracaceae).
It is effective in treating a wide range of illnesses such as asthma, eczema, cold, cough,
chills, arthritis, psoriasis, stress, chilblains, muscular pains, mouth ulcers, nervous disorders,
bronchial congestion, rheumatism, chapped skin, skin irritation, colic and stiff muscles.
It also aids in the treatment of depression and mood fluctuations. Benzoin resin is also used to enhance blood circulation and the elasticity of the skin.