Camphor Essential Oil (Cinnamomum Camphora) 10ml
This 100% pure camphor oil has been chosen by our qualified practitioner for its therapeutic qualities. Supplied in a beautiful, thick glass bottle to protect the oil from light and breakage. Tamper-proof seal, leak-proof lid and calibrated internal dropper (20 drops to 1ml). Glossy oil/water resistant labels. Suitable for topical use External Use (instructions / indications on label).
Colour: Clear to pale yellow
Country of Origin: China
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Fragrance Note: Middle
Plant Part: Wood
Scent: Sharp, camphorous, woody
How to use Camphor Essential Oil
- Baths: 4-8 drops of oil should be blended in a teaspoon of carrier oil and added to the bath
- Massages: 2-4 drops of essential oils should be added to to 1 tablespoonful of carrier oil
- Vaporisation: 3-5 drops of essential oil should be added to a burner, aroma stone or aroma stream
The Health Benefits of Camphor Oil
Camphor oil is another wonder oil offered by nature, which can be used to our benefit. Extracted directly from the camphor tree, this oil is well-known throughout history for its multiple uses in treating health conditions and promoting well-being.
Camphor oil can help manage any issue you may have, from head to toes and even more! It works as an antiseptic, decongestant, stimulant, anaesthetic, and disinfectant. It can even be used as an insect repellent, due to it’s unmistakable aroma, a smell it it seems that critters do not appreciate!
In use, there are two types of camphor oils, obtained from two difference species of camphor trees. There is the common camphor tree and the Borneo camphor tree. They both have the same properties and purposes. Only the scent may slightly differ.
Camphor Oil as a Sedative
Camphor Oil works great against inflammations and works as a sedative. The oil has a very cooling effect, which deeply penetrates the skin, helping it to have significant anti-inflammatory properties. It can treat any inflammation whether it is on the inside or the outside. It can also considered to be an excellent sedative, as it can relax the mind and the body, offering a feeling of peace and quiet.
When mixed with bathing water during hot summer days, Camphor Oil will impregnate in the skin and offer a surprising cooling effect.
Camphor Oil to Help Digestion
For people that have an intestinal issues, camphor oil can help them eliminate this problem. The camphor will not allow gases to form in the bowels in the first place. And if they do, it will assist them in being reduced in a less disturbing manner and a healthier way. Also, spasms and cramps can as well be treated with this oil. It has an extremely relieving action on the body, reducing tension within certain areas.
Camphor Oil Can Be an Aphrodisiac
It’s also be good to know that Camphor Oil can work as an aphrodisiac. If consumed, it stimulates the libido and enhances blood circulation, which is the main problem of erectile issues.
When You Have a Cold, Reach for the Camphor Oil!
Let’s not forget its great action when we have a cold. The highly penetrating aroma will immediately act as a decongestant in the respiratory areas, being a trusty ally in the winter season when colds are frequent.
Camphor Oil as an Anaesthetic
Since it is such an efficient natural anaesthetic, it can work great in cases of nervous problems. If applied to a particular area, it will produce a temporary numbness, acting very much like any other anaesthetic. Convulsions, epileptic attacks, nervousness, and chronic anxiety, are all diminished by the action of the camphor oil. It can also work wonders in the case of neuralgia. In this condition, the Ninth Cranial Nerve is pressured because blood vessels around it get swollen. This oil can soothe the nerve since it can make the vessels contract and reduce the pressure on the area.