Camphor Essential Oil (Kosher)
Botanical Name: Cinnamomum Camphora
Method of Cultivation: Kosher
Common Method Of Extraction: Steam distillation
Parts Used: Wood
Note Classification: Middle
Aroma: Sharp, camphoraceous, woody undertone
Largest Producing Countries: China, India, and Sri Lanka
Traditional Use: Lumps of camphor wood have been worn around the neck to offer protection.
Therapeutic Properties and common uses: Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-septic, anti-spasmodic, anti-viral, bactericidal, diuretic, expectorant, rubefacient, stimulant, sudorific, vermifuge, vulnerary
Blends Well With: Citrus oils, eucalyptus, lavender, rosemary, spice oils.
Of Interest: Camphor oil can be found on the market under three different colors or fractions. Brown and yellow camphor are considered to be more toxic because they contain a higher percentage of safrol, and should not be used for therapeutic uses.
Safety Data: Avoid with homeopathics and while pregnant. May cause skin irritation. Avoid in cases of epilepsy.
Products Used In: Cool Breeze Bath Tea