Deities: Venus, Aphrodite, Mut
Medicinal Use: Benzoin has two main medical uses: as a treatment for damaged skin in the "Compound" form, and as an inhalant in the non-Compound form. Compound Tincture of Benzoin (CTB) is often applied to skin before applying tape or other adhesive bandages.
Magickal Use: An herb of purification, burned in incense to sanctify an area. The scent is also used to attract business when combined with basil, peony or cinnamon. Benzoin is often used as a base for incenses. It can be a substitute for storax, to which it is related.
Benzoin .5 oz. Package
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