Camphor

Camphor (Cinnamomum camphor)

Camphor (Cinnamomum camphor) smells like medicine. Camphor is active ingredient in vapor rubs. This oil must be used carefully. Overusing will cause vomiting and convulsions. 

Application Methods of Camphor

  • Use in bath and shower for absorption and aromatherapy benefits. 
  • Diffuse for aromatherapy and respiratory illness. 
  • Massage, diluted for physical aliment. 
  • Use with compress for muscle pain and stiffness. 

Medicinal uses

Acne, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antiviral, bactericidal, bronchitis, cold, cough, diuretic, expectorant, flu, insecticide, insect repellent, intestinal parasites, muscle pain and stiffness, nervousness, rheumatism, skincare, sprains, and strains. 

Blends

Allspice, basil, bergamot, cajeput, eucalyptus, frankincense, German chamomile, ginger, lavender, lemon, melissa, nuteg, orange, oregano, roman chamomile, rosemary.

Precautions

Avoid using homeopathic remedies. Do not use it if you are pregnant. Do not use it if you have asthma. Do not use if you have epilepsy. May cause convulsions. Not safe for children under 6. Not safe for internal uses. 

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