Aroma - Sweet vanilla odour. Part of plant - resin which is released from the tree when the bark is incised. Extraction method - Obtained by solvent extraction from the resin. Country of Origin ~ India / ThailandChemical Constituents ~ Coniferyl benzoate, benzoic acid, benzyl benzoate.Uses - Soothing & warming. Benzoin helps soften and moisturise dry, chapped and hard skin. It can help to form a protective layer on the skin's surface and blends well with many other skin oils, including lavender and rose. Also supportive to the respiratory and urinary systems. Comforting, strengthening and stabilising. Material Safety Date Certificate (MSDS) ~ Download Gas Liquid Chromatography (GLC) ~ Download This product is not certified as organic since it is an 'absolute'. This means that a 'solvent' is used in the extraction method, and this leaves a trace, even though this is miniscule it means that the final product is not 100% pure, it is as pure as it can be, and is currently only available as an absolute.