Camphor, White Essential Oil

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Camphor Essential Oil
100% PURE, THERAPEUTIC GRADE ESSENTIAL OIL
COMMON NAME Camphor, White Camphor
BOTANICAL NAME Cinnamomum camphora
PLANT PARTS USED Bark
EXTRACTION METHOD Distillation
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN China
Camphor oil is extremely potent in action and odour, with a long history of use as a medicine, insect repellent, deodorant and flavouring. Synthetic Camphor is a key ingredient in the ‘Vicks VapoRub’.
Nature/Essence – Strong & Stimulating
 
BODY ICON 72pxFOR THE BODY
Camphor is a pungent decongestant and antimicrobial, used as an inhalation or in a chest rub to help ease tight coughs, nasal, sinus or chest congestion, and open up the airways. Used in a balm it helps with joint and muscle pain and stimulates circulation to ease stiffness. Its analgesic properties are also useful for neuralgia.
 
HOME ICON 72pxFOR THE HOME
Camphor is used as an insect repellent to repel moths in closets and when storing clothes and blankets (Camphor chests, made from Camphor wood, were used to store and transport tea and fabrics from China).
BLENDS WELL WITH
Basil, Cajeput, Chamomile, Lavender, Melissa (Lemon Balm), and Rosemary.

 

Appearance Clear to pale yellow oil
Odour Description Characteristic, sharp, penetrating, eucalyptus-like
Main Constituents Limonene, myrcene, a-Pinene, sabinene
Specific Gravity Min 0.855 Max0.895
Refractive Index Min1.455 Max 1.485
Saffrole   0%

Typical GC analysis
CAMPHOR-362
- Consultation with a suitably qualified practitioner is recommended prior to use
- For external use only, poisonous if ingested
- Do not apply to skin undiluted
- Not recommended for use during pregnancy
- Perform a patch test prior to use
- Not recommended for use by those with Epilepsy
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Rated 5 out of 5
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Very potent product.

Great for naturally deterring insects in cupboards. No need to use toxic mothballs any more. Great stuff.

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great item

good price and size

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Rated 5 out of 5
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Good

High quality product

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Rated 5 out of 5
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Great value

Used in a balm

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Rated 5 out of 5
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Camphor, White Essential Oil

Adds that just right amount of zest to a winter chest rub.

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