The resin of this tree isSun-associated (although some--including me--put it withVenus) and has been used for millenia as an incense in a number of cultures. Benzoin is calming, soothing, and restores confidence for the Work. This resin is good for purification 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 eclectic medicine.Thai or Siam benzoin has a highly Venus nature with a wonderful vanilla scent when raw and a very sweet, almost rose-like scent when burned.