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Organoveda™ Camphor Essential Oil

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Camphor essential oil is known for its penetrating aroma which effectively repels tiny insects such as flies, moths and carpet beetles

·         BOTANICAL NAME: cinamomum camphora

·         COMPOSITION: 100% PURE camphor ESSENTIAL OIL

·         ORIGIN: INDIA

·         METHOD OF EXTRACTION: STEAM DISTILLATION

·         CULTIVATION/HARVESTING: WILD-HARVESTED

·         PLANT PART: leaves

·         COLOR: transparent

·         BOTTLE SIZE: ½ FLOZ (15 ML)

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Growing up to 35 feet tall, the camphor tree is native to Japan, Taiwan and China. It takes 50 years before a camphor tree produces oil for extraction. Steam extracted, camphor oil becomes present in every part of the tree. Once used as a remedy against the plague in Persia, camphor essential oil has also been used in Iran for embalming purposes.

1. Ointments/Balms: Tiger Balm is a popular ointment that conquered the world as a leading topical analgesic. It contains camphor along with menthol, mint, clove and cajeput essential oils as active ingredients.

2. Insect Repellent: Camphor essential oil is known for its penetrating aroma which effectively repels tiny insects such as flies, moths and carpet beetles among others. Carpet beetles invade one room after another, notoriously destroying fabrics. Moth balls and other repellents contain camphor that protects clothes, shoes and other fabrics from insects. Camphor oil blends can also be sprayed on carpets and anywhere you may find these insects; it dries quickly because essential oils are highly volatile!

3. Respiratory Relief: Some practitioners of traditional medicine use camphor oil topically to relieve respiratory diseases and reduce heart related symptoms. They use it (diluted) externally on the chest as a remedy to pneumonia and bronchitis and to treat acne and cold sores.

4. Incense: In the past, white camphor was used as incense to be inhaled from the air as remedy for respiratory problems such as emphysema, asthma, colds, coughs and bronchitis. In the early years up to the mid-1900s, it was used as remedy for people who fainted or collapsed.

5. Pain Reliever: White camphor oil has the power to stimulate nerves to relieve many kinds of pain and almost all symptoms related to itching when applied topically.

6. Alleviates Inflammation: Inflammations, gout, arthritis and rheumatism are relieved by diluted white camphor essential oil, camphor oil blends or in massage balms/salves when applied on affected joints.

7. Good for Treating Fungi: White camphor essential oil is also a tested and proven defense against fungal infections. “Significantly higher broad-spectrum of antifungal activity was observed in camphor oil than other tested oils because it showed highest percentage of growth inhibition at lowest inhibitory concentration

8. Insect Killer: White camphor essential oil carries a significant insecticidal property. Camphor aromatic wood is used in making cabinets intended to protect historical records and specimens. Insects die when they come in contact with this oil.

9. Anesthetic: White camphor oil’s cool effect on the skin reduces the feeling of pain by blocking the skin’s sensory nerves. You can also blend this oil with other essential oils to feel fresh, calm and relaxed.

The world’s oldest camphor tree is located in Japan.

It is an awesome giant at 25 meters tall with a circumference of 33 meters. It is Japan’s third largest tree in existence and designated as a ‘National Natural Monument’. This camphor tree is said to have sprouted at Kawago (Takeo City) during prehistoric times long before rice was cultivated by the people of the Jomon Culture.

There is another large, old camphor tree on the grounds of Kamo Shrine in Japan. It was given a name ‘Kamou no Ohkusu’ and also designated as a National Treasure. It has withstood the most devastating disasters in Japanese history.

The people of Japan do whatever it takes to keep this camphor tree safe; thanks to their efforts, the tree is standing still today. It is believed to be 1,500 years old while the giant at Kawago has survived a cool 3,000 lifespan through all kinds of weather.

Non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing. Avoid use during pregnancy and with children under 6 years. Do not take cedar wood essential oil internally.

Natural remedy for digestive troubles: Apply a few drops of camphor essential oil mixed with sesame seed oil on your abdomen, if you are suffering from any digestive issues. It prevents the gas from accumulating in your stomach and expels the collected gas, thereby easing abdominal distension.

Healing acne: Prepare a mixture of camphor oil and neem powder and apply to the affected area to promote healing. This mixture eases the inflammation, clears the infections, and diminishes the scars.

The hair growth formula: The use of camphor essential oil to promote hair growth has been in existence since time unknown. Mix 15 drops of this essential oil with warm coconut oil and massage your scalp and hair. Leave on overnight and rinse off the next day with a mild shampoo. You can also use this mixture daily as your hair tonic.

Solution for skin itching and irritations: Apply a mixture of camphor oil and sesame seed oil on eczema or any such itchy, inflammatory skin conditions to calm down the itching. It also eases the redness and inflammation of the skin and prevents scarring.

Heals scars from burns and cuts: Apply camphor oil mixed in aloe gel on the affected area once daily to heal the burns and cuts. This solution is equally effective in fading away the scars.

Cure for cracked, damaged heels: Add 15 drops of camphor essential oil to hot water mixed with Epsom salt. Soak the feet in water for until water turns cold. Scrub off the dead skin cells and wash the feet. Follow up with coconut oil to retain the moisture.

Calm your nerves: Unwind and relax yourself with the anesthetic properties of this essential oil. It also improves the circulation and relaxes the nervous system. Rub the oil into your skin or mix it with water and spray the mixture in your room to calm you down.

• Perfumery Note: Top
• Odor: Camphrous
• Strength of Initial Aroma: Strong
Blends Well With: rose oil, geranium, jasmine oil, lavender oil, and ylang-ylang oil; other citrus oil such as lime oil, grapefruit oil, bergamot oil and lemon oil; spice oils such as cinnamon oil, clove and ginger oil

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