Camphor Essential Oil

  • Cinnamomum camphora
  • Origin: China
Camphor Essential Oil

SKU
eo_cam1/2

Parts Used

Wood

Extraction Method

Steam distillation

Note Classification

Middle

Aroma

Sharp, camphoraceous, woody undertone

Overview

Lumps of camphor wood have been worn around the neck to offer protection.

Packaging

1/2 oz. and 1 oz. essential oils are packaged in amber glass bottles with drop reducers for easy application. Larger sizes are packaged in amber screw cap bottles and do not come with reducers or droppers.

Blends Well With

Citrus oils, eucalyptus, lavender, rosemary, spice oils

Herbal Miscellany

Camphor oil can be found on the market under three different colors or fractions. Brown and yellow camphor are considered to be more toxic because they contain a higher percentage of safrol, and should not be used for therapeutic uses.

Precautions

Oil Specific: Avoid with homeopathics and while pregnant. May cause skin irritation. Avoid in cases of epilepsy.
General: As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.

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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.