Benzoin Gum Powder$8.00/ounce
Benzoin Gum Powder information:
Benzoin gum (sytrax benzoin)
Latin Name: Sytrax benzoin
Common Names: Benzoin gum
Herbal Embers Use: Base for "Good Luck" incense. At the very least it provides a subtle sweet scent that compliments such powerful scents as Basil or Cinnamon.
According to mystical lore: Burn Benzoin to purify, and add to purification incenses. A fine "clearing" herb. Also used as a base in incense.**
From: Scott Cunningham's Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs, Expanded and Revised Edition.
Historical Holistic Belief: Bulk organic herbs, roots and other natural substances that include dried benzoin gum may have properties useful in minor skin complaints; fragrant benzoin gum, has long been used in perfumes and incense.