Benzoin can be used to promote emotional balance, soothe away sadness, grief and anger. With an earthy, balsamic scent and sweet vanilla undertones, it is said to melt away blockages and open up the heart. It has a long history of medicinal use as a tonic for skin infections, and to provide relief from respiratory conditions such as asthma and bronchitis. Benzoin also benefits the skin in many ways. It is antimicrobial, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and astringent. It accelerates the healing of wounds, ulcers and relieves eczema, psoriasis and rashes. 1 oz.