benzoin benzoin

Definition(s):

  1. (n) gum resin used especially in treating skin irritation
  2. (n) used in some classifications for the American spicebush and certain other plants often included in the genus Lindera

Usage(s):

  1. Ingredients: oil of orange flower, oil of roses, oil of cinnamon, musk, civet, ambergris, oil of jasmine, oil of sesame, flowers of benzoin.
  2. Inhalation of medicated steam, especially if it contains benzoin, is valuable too.
  3. Totally without industry, Laos has only two legal exports of any importance: 1) benzoin and 2) stick-lac, an insect product that is used as an ingredient in lacquer and varnish.

News

  • New In Beauty: Prada Fragrance Candy L’Eau Hits Shelves

    Prada fragrance lovers, come close—there’s a new fragrance in town! Prada Candy L’Eau the sequel to the original sweet Prada Candy is now on beauty shelves. Candy L’Eau features notes of white musk, benzoin, caramel, citrus, and oriental florals. It’s … The post New In Beauty: Prada Fragrance Candy L’Eau Hits Shelves appeared first on StyleBlazer .
    on September 20, 2013     Source: The Atlanta Post

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