Benzoin burned for purification, astral projection, clears negative energy, emotional balance, eases sadness, depression, weariness, grief, anger, anxiety and to attract prosperity; burned in to sanctify an area. The scent is also used to attract business when combined with basil, peony or cinnamon. Benzoin is often used as a base for incenses.
It's best use may be found in its ability to provide focus, to enhance concentration and to assist you when moving into the astral. Benzoin is desirable for those who seek to journey or to project their spirits into the astral. Magickally, benzoin is known for its ability to promote generosity; it can open a closed spirit, which is suffering from selfishness. It may also be used to bring increased success to any magickal working or to attain magickal goals. Burned as incense during meditation, it increases the serenity of your energy and environment.
Benzoin is calming, soothing, and restores confidence for the Work. This resin is good for purification and prosperity and works well with other scents and influences, especially as a preservative. On the Kabbalistic Tree of Life, benzoin is the perfume of Netzach. Stimulating and aphrodisiac, it is an excellent ingredient in incense for love magick and was once a frequent ingredient in medicine.