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Black Storax Resin

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 1 customer rating
(1 customer review)

Adam Michael has to say this “This Black Storax resin from Anatolia (Turkey) is utterly exquisite material that exudes sweet powdery vanilla notes throughout. This material effortlessly transports my mind to some far flung exotic country in the early hours of the morning, greeted with a warm air and a gentle breeze of this scent constantly washing over me. Extracted from the leaves and twigs, a must for using on an oil burner** and a must for tincturing as the vanilla notes are far more pronounced than you would ever find within the essential oil of storax (not styrax) as it is different  starting material, a different chemistry and subsequently an entirely different aroma.”

Botanical Name: Liquidambar orientalis

Origin: Turkey

** At Hermitage Oils should you wish to burn the material neat we would recommend burning the material on an oil burner opposed to using charcoal disks. If you follow this recommendation we also advise placing a piece of foil in the well of your oil burner and then laying the resin on top. This prevents lots of mess and cleaning after use and by using an oil burner you get to enjoy much more of the aroma of the resin than when using charcoal disks.

1 review for Black Storax Resin

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Anag (verified owner)

    I was unprepared to the strength of this material and when I opened the delivery box, I was instantly enchanted. The whole box smelled of it and from then on in a few hours the whole room was lit with this pleasant scent. Then decided to tincture it as soon as possible. For a first few seconds the tincture smells of smooth, but slightly peppery (to me undefined) smokiness, then transforms to propolis and honey and becomes vanilla like, sweet, warm and powdery, and so much more. There is so much complexity in it, I can sometimes smell even some flowers hiding almost invisibly in there. A great joy this brought me, so happy I bought it.

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