Due to the amazing Anti-inflammatory properties, Camphor is a go to oil for use after strenuous physical activity e.g. with massage it can help reduce swelling and pain. Camphor also sedates the body and mind while giving a feeling of peace and relaxation.
It is an effective stimulant, which boosts the activity of the circulatory system, metabolism, and digestion.
This is a White Camphor Essential Oil: the only safe Camphor to use in Aromatherapy.
Camphor is of the same family as Cinnamon, Cassia, Hon-Sho – use with care as it is a very potent essential oil.
Botanical Name: Cinnamomum camphora
Method of Extraction: Steam distillation
Typical part used: Tree branches & Wood.
Country of Origin: China
Typical Main Constituents
1,8-Cineole – 34%
Limonene – 20%
delta-3-Carene – 7%
alpha-Terpineol – 5%
Myrcene – 2%
Description: Colourless; with a cool sharp penetrating, camphoraceous odour.
Actions: Stimulant, anti-spasmodic, anti-septic, decongestant, anesthetic, sedative and nervous pacifier, anti-neuralgic, anti-inflammatory, Rubefacient, Vasodilator, Disinfectant, Insecticide, Anti-Bacterial, Verifuge, Antiviral, Expectorant, Counter-irritant, Diuretic, Narcotic.
Special use: With Post event, Circulatory, Muscle & Nervous systems.
Blends Well With: Frankencense, Neroli.
Safety Data: White Camphor when applied topically in low dose is relativity non-toxic, non-sensitizing & Non-irritant. (However, it is toxic and can be fatally poisonous if ingested in excess.) Narcotic addiction to the smell is possible.
Aromatherapy / Home Use
Muscle & Skeletal system: Muscular Aches, Pains & Spasms, Cramps, Rheumatism, Gout, Arthritis. Stimulates circulatory system. Heart Failure. Detoxifier & stimulant. Local Anesthetic.
Nervous System: Relaxing to mind and body, gives feeling of peace & freshness. Effective local Anesthetic.
Respiratory: Decongestant, Chills & Cough.
Immune: Whooping cough, measles, flu, Fever
Skin Care: Insect repellent, insect bites.
General Essential Oil Safety Recommendations
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