Camphor White Essential Oil

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Camphor Essential Oil is derived from the Cinnamomum camphora botanical and is also referred to as True Camphor, Common Camphor, Gum Camphor, and Formosa Camphor.

There are 4 grades of Camphor Essential Oil: White, Brown, Yellow, and Blue. Only the White variety is used for aromatic and medicinal purposes.

The main chemical constituents of Camphor Essential Oil are: a-Pinene, Camphene, Limonene, 1,8-Cineole, and p-Cymene.

PINENE is known to exhibit the following activity:

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Anti-septic
  • Expectorant
  • Bronchodilator

Plant Part: Wood

Origin: China

Perfumery Note Middle

Strength of Initial Aroma Strong

Botanical Name Cinnamomum camphora

Plant Family Lauraceae

Processing Method: Steam Distilled and Vacuum Rectified

Consistency: This is a thin, colourless to pale yellow clear liquid.

Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: Camphor Essential Oil is a top note with a strong, penetrating, fragrant odour.

Blends With:  Basil, Chamomile, Lavender and Rosemary

Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. It May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided. Use with care. Avoid during pregnancy. Epileptics and asthmatics, as well as people with fever, should avoid camphor.  Overdoses can cause convulsions and vomiting. Do not use in aromatherapy massage. 


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Good Quality Camphor Oil

I make ointment using camphor oil. This oil is anti-inflammatory and the ointment is good for joint pain. I find Soap and More’s camphor oil is really good quality and makes an effective ointment. I am very happy with this purchase!