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Gum benjamin. This balsamic gum resin is used in herbal medicine to treat skin irritations and chest complaints and in Chinese medicine to treat coughs and abdominal pains. It is produced by the benzoin tree (Styrax benzoin) as a response to wounding of its bark.
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