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Botanical Name Styrax benzoin
Family Styracaceae
Origin The resin has been used in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine for thousands of years.
Description Loban is a resin extracted from the bark of the benzoin tree. It is a yellowish-brown color and has a pleasant, balsamic fragrance. The resin is often used as incense and in perfumes and medicines.
Parts Used The resin obtained from the bark is used for medicinal purposes.
Dose Loban is used in various Ayurvedic formulations and can be consumed orally or applied topically. The dose can vary depending on the specific formulation.