Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Benzoin (Benjamin Tree)
Botanical Name   Styrax benzoin, Styrax tonkinensis
System Affected   expectorant, lungs, wounds, skin, antiseptic
Properties   internally: expel mucus from throat/lings, stimulating expectorant, coughs, bronchitis Externally: applied to wounds, sores of tissues, sores, skin; antiseptic
Description   powder F/sap
Notes   made as a tincture: dissolved in alcohol

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