Botanical name: Cinnamomum Camphora
Plant part: wood, extraction method: steam distilled, description:Camphor is found in every part of the tree. Camphor Essential Oil is extracted by steam from small wood chips, roots and branches. Then it's placed under vacuum and filter-pressed.
Color: colorless to pale yellow clear liquid.
Common uses: Therapeutic Camphor Essential Oil has a long list of known benefits. These include; anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, cardiac, carminative, diuretic, febrifuge, insecticide, laxative, stimulant and vulnerary. Camphor oil can be used as an aid in the treatment of nervous depression, acne, inflammation, arthritis, muscular aches and pains, sprains, rheumatism, bronchitis, coughs, colds, fever, flu and infectious diseases. It is also known as a repellent to moths and other insects, such as worms in wood.
Consistency: thin, note: top, strength of aroma: strong aromatic, scent: Camphor Essential Oil has a strong, penetrating, fragrant odor.
Cautions: Camphor oil is a high concentrated oil and should be used with care. Should not be used by pregnant women or persons suffering from epilepsy and/or asthma.