Camphor (Pure Essential Oil) - 15 ML

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Camphor (Pure Essential Oil) - 15 ML

9.20

Clarifying & Energizing.

Ingredients: 100% pure Cinnamomum Camphora (White Camphor Oil)

Origin: China

Aroma: Middle Note. Sharp, woody undertone.

Benefits: Clarifies thoughts, dispels negativity, energizing.

Plant Part Used: Wood

Blend Well With: Basil, Citrus oils, eucalyptus, lavender, rosemary, spice oils

History: The camphor tree can grow up to 100 feet in height and the active component is found in every part of the tree. Native to Taiwan, China and Japan, a tree must be at least 50 years old to produce the oil. A long-standing traditional preventative of infectious disease. It was a well known remedy against the plague in Persia (now Iran) and was also used in embalming, while the Chinese used it to build ships and temples, because of the durable and aromatic properties of the wood. In addition it was used for nervous and respiratory diseases in general. However, in its crude form it is very poisonous in large doses.

Therapeutic Properties: The therapeutic properties of white camphor oil are analgesic, anesthetic, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antiviral, cardiac, carminative, decongestant, diuretic, hypertensive, insecticide, laxative, stimulant, sudorific and vulnerary.

Suggested Uses:
• Massage/bath oil blends
• Cold/flu remedies

Camphor oil has a duel action of hot and cold, which has a balancing effect on the yin and yang energies. When first applied camphor oil numbs and cools the peripheral nerve endings, then warms the painful area as it stimulates circulation to cold, stiff muscles and limbs. The analgesic effect of camphor makes it a favorite oil for use in pain relieving massage blends for sore muscles, low back pain and arthritic pain.

Camphor acts as an expectorant and a febrifuge, meaning that it cools fevers and helps clear lung congestion. Camphor is a very useful ingredient in inhalations for coughs, cold and difficulties in breathing. These actions, along with camphor’s anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and antibacterial properties make it a very useful and popular remedy for colds, flu and bronchitis.

PRECAUTIONS

Oil Specific: Brown and yellow camphor (containing safrol) are toxic and carcinogenic. White camphor does not contain safrol and is relatively non-toxic, non-sensitizing, and non-irritant. Avoid with homeopathics and while pregnant. May cause skin irritation.
General: Consult a physician before use if you are pregnant or under a doctor’s care. Avoid contact with eyes and sensitive areas. Keep out of reach of children. Do not use undiluted on skin. For external use only.

FOR AROMATIC AND TOPICAL USE ONLY.

For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Bottled by Molly Muriel
Milwaukie, OR 97222 USA
www.mollymuriel.com

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