Benzoin Sumatra

Family: Styracaceae
Genus: Styrax
Species: Benzoin
Country of Origin: Indonesia

A balsamic resin obtained from the bark of trees in the Styrax genus. Used in incense, perfume, medicine (pharmaceutical uses), and for flavoring (e.g. in alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages). Sourced from the island of Sumatra in Indonesia.

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