Record Detail

Catalogue NumberDBN 3688
Artefact DescriptionBenzoin resin is exuded from the bark of the Benzoin tree in Sumatra. It is used as a food additive, in the production of cosmetics and to treat skin problems and injuries. It is a common ingredient in the incense and perfumary industries.
TaxonSTYRACACEAE Styrax benzoin
TDWG ContinentAsia-Tropical
TDWG RegionMalesia
TDWG Botanical CountrySumatera
TDWG UseMaterials - Resin