Often used in religious ceremonies across the globe due to its spiritual and uplifting power. Often used through burning incence, this oil when inhaled transmits to our brain, stimulating the nervous center. This also gives a warm feeling, stimulates the heart beat and improves circulation. Benzoin can also help reduce stress, tension, and depression bringing the nervous system and neurotic system to normal. It’s also helpful for those suffering from rheumatism and arthritis. It can be applied topically to the skin to help reduce any discomfort. Benzoin can also help with cracking of the skin, sores, and stimulates enzymes and hormones like insulin from endocrinal glands like the pancreas, which lowers the blood sugar level and normalizing other metabolic functions.