Benzoinum is most frequently used in China to revive the unconscious, ease delirium and assist those suffering from post-partum comas. It is also used to treat chronic lung diseases with phlegm blocking the air passages, making breathing difficult. The essential oil is commonly used to relieve the aches and pains of rheumatism and arthritis. Benzoin swabsticks are commonly used in hospitals to help prevent infection and heal mouth sores.
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