It has soft, sweet, warm and vanilla-like fragrance and has been used for centuries as incense and in perfumery applications. It has anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antioxidant, astringent, cordial, deodorant.
benzoic acid, benzaldehyde, cinnamic acid, sumaresinolic acid, styrene & vanillic acid.
It helps in treating arthritis, eczema, asthma, bronchial chapped skin, congestion, colic, cuts, gout, cough, rheumatism. Further, it is wonderful addition to blends used for chapped, inflamed and irritated skin.