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:
Plant Part: Wood
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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