White Camphor Essential Oil
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Botanical Name: Cinnamomum camphora
Aroma: Fresh, sharp and camphoraceous
Perfume Note: Middle
Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
Source: Wood, root stumps and branches
Blends Well With: Citrus Oils, Frankincense, Neroli and Lavender
Description and Uses: Camphor is a powerful oil with a fresh and penetrating aroma. Camphor can be used topically in a massage blend (always be sure to dilute well) or diffused into the air. It's reputed to have uplifting and energizing qualities. Camphor is also commonly found in vapor rubs and balms used to relieve congestion and may also soothe achy muscles.
Cautions: Should be avoided by those with epilepsy and asthma. Do not use during pregnancy. Use with caution, as camphor can be a skin irritant. Do not use if undergoing homeopathic treatment, as camphor can interfere with those remedies.