Benzoin Black Styrax Incense (Bark)
Black styrax is made by boiling the bark of the storax calamitos tree, pressing it to remove the water, then using alcohol extraction to produce the pure resin. The resin is then soaked back into the charcoaled bark. It produces a warm, balsamlike, sweet, flowery, intense and slightly grassy fragrance. It adds a sweet note to any incense blend.
What does Benzoin smell like?
When burned, Benzoin has a nice vanilla undertone with earthy balsam notes and is a commonly used church incense for its potent effects.
What is Benzoin used for?
Purification, prosperity, blessings.
Energizing, uplifting, stimulating.
Burned for purification, astral projection, clears negative energy, emotional balance, eases sadness, depression, weariness, grief, anger, anxiety and to attract prosperity. Benzoin is best used to provide focus and enhance concentration. It is a desirable herb for those seeking a journey into the astral world. Magickally, Benzoin promotes generosity and can open a closed spirit suffering from selfishness. Energizing, uplifting, stimulating. It is known to ‘melt away’ blockages and drive away evil spirits.
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