Styrax Benzoin Resin Extract
The resin extract coming from a nice tree with white flowers native to Sumatra in Indonesia. It's the brother of Siam Benzoin that also comes from a type of Styrax tree.
They have a similar composition but this one contains more cinnamic acid. It also contains fragrant compounds and it is used as a perfuming ingredient. It's better to avoid if your skin is sensitive.
Show me some proof
- Phytochemical Analysis, Volume 19 (4) – Jul 1, 2008, Analytical investigation of styrax and benzoin balsams by HPLC‐ PAD‐fluorimetry and GC‐MS