Benzoin Absolute Oil has its resin yellow in color. But when it gets thickened and hardens, it appears brownish-red. The oil has a strong smell of vanilla, and is extremely aromatic; to taste, due to an acrid. It is used in perfume fixatives and is widely utilized in the perfumery industry. Also used in herb pillows or in sweet bags, incense in churches, the health benefits of this essential oil are umpteen. Benzoin Absolute Oil can be attributed to its properties as a carminative, cordial, deodorant, disinfectant, antidepressant, diuretic, expectorant, and a relaxant. It also works as an antiseptic, anti-rheumatic, vulnerary, astringent, sedative and anti-inflammatory substance.