Benzoin Compound Tincture USP
Forms a coating over wound for protecting recurring canker sores. It can be diluted with water as a mild stimulant and antiseptic in irritable conditions of the skin. Some people have used Benzoin as an inhalant to relieve nasal congestion or soothe bronchitis when the tincture is added to hot water and the vapor is inhaled. To aid as an adhesive for tape or bandages, apply to skin, let dry until tacky, and then cover with tape or bandage.