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Camphor Essential Oil - All Therapeutic

Camphor Essential Oil

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Powerful and medicinal are two words to describe the unique scent of camphor. Because of its strong aroma, peasants used to wear lumps of of camphor around their necks to repel infectious diseases.

For over 5,000 years Ayurvedic medicine has utilized camphor mainly as a germ killer. Camphor was also used in Persia (now Iran) as a remedy for the plague. Even modern day people turn to camphor to fight cold symptoms. Besides fighting colds, camphor has many other uses. Ancient inhabitants of India used camphor in a variety of religious rituals.

The Chinese used camphor wood to build ships and temples, not just for the wood’s durability, but also because of its aromatic properties. Camphor has another unique use: that of a moth repellent. Therefore, it’s a great natural way to protect much-loved wardrobes from the damage moth infestation causes.

Botanical Name Cinnamomum camphora
Country of origin China
Cultivation Conventional (Non GMO)
Extraction Method Steam Distilled
Plant part Wood
Color This is a thin, colorless to pale yellow clear liquid.
Scent Camphor Essential Oil is a top note with a strong, penetrating, fragrant odor.
Strength of Aroma Strong
Note High
Ingredients Cinnamomum camphora
Main Constituents: 1,8-Cineole: 38.8%
Usage

Camphor Essential Oil can be used for bronchitis, bruises, chills, colds and flu, coughs, insect repellent, muscle pain and sprains.

Blends well with Basil, Cajeput, Chamomile, Lavender, Melissa, and Rosemary.
History

For over 5,000 years Ayurvedic medicine has utilized camphor mainly as a germ killer. Camphor was also used in Persia (now Iran) as a remedy for the plague. Even modern day people turn to camphor to fight cold symptoms. Besides fighting colds, camphor has many other uses. Ancient inhabitants of India used camphor in a variety of religious rituals. The Chinese used camphor wood to build ships and temples, not just for the wood’s durability, but also because of its aromatic properties. Camphor has another unique use: that of a moth repellent. Therefore, it’s a great natural way to protect much-loved wardrobes from the damage moth infestation causes.

Warnings Camphor is one of the strongest essential oils available, therefore caution must be exercised when using this particular oil. Do not use if pregnant or nursing, or if diagnosed with epilepsy or asthma. Do not take internally.
Manufacture Best Natures Cosmetic
Country of Manufacture Canada
Disclaimer

This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.

As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.