BOTANICAL NAME: Cinnamomum Camphora
PLANT PART USED: Wood
EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam Distilled
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: China
COLOUR: Clear colourless to pale yellow
AROMATIC SCENT: Strong, fragrant and penetrating aroma. The aroma is medicinal, spicy, herbal, piercing, fresh, and clean.
This premium essential oil is renowned for its therapeutic properties and captivating aroma. Sourced from the leaves and wood of the Camphor tree, our Camphor White Essential Oil is delicately distilled to ensure the highest quality and potency. Embrace the natural goodness of this aromatic gem to enhance your well-being and elevate your senses.
History and Plant:
Camphor has a rich history dating back centuries in traditional Chinese medicine. Native to China, the Cinnamomum Camphora tree has been widely cultivated for its medicinal and aromatic properties. The essential oil is extracted through steam distillation of the tree's leaves and wood, yielding a potent and highly scented oil.
Camphor White Essential Oil has a fresh, strong, and penetrating aroma. Its scent is reminiscent of a cool, invigorating forest with hints of eucalyptus and herbal sweetness.
The primary constituents of Camphor White Essential Oil include:
- Camphor (up to 50%): Provides the oil with its distinctive scent and therapeutic properties.
- 1,8-Cineole (Eucalyptol): Contributes to its refreshing and clarifying aroma.
- Borneol: Adds a calming effect to the oil.
Camphor White Essential Oil offers a wide range of therapeutic properties, including:
- Respiratory Support: Helps ease congestion and promotes clear breathing.
- Analgesic: Provides relief from muscular aches and pains.
- Antiseptic: Supports wound healing and helps prevent infections.
- Anti-inflammatory: Reduces inflammation and swelling.
- Mental Clarity: Clears the mind and improves focus.
- Insect Repellent: Acts as a natural deterrent to insects.
Uses and Beneficial Properties:
Camphor White Essential Oil can be used for various purposes, including:
- Aromatherapy: Diffuse the oil to create a refreshing and stimulating ambience.
- Topical Application: To soothe sore muscles and joints, dilute and apply to the skin.
- Respiratory Relief: Add a few drops to steaming water for inhalation during cold and flu season.
- Meditation and Relaxation: The calming aroma helps enhance meditation practices.
- Insect Repellent: Create a natural insect repellent spray with a carrier oil.
To use topically, dilute Camphor White Essential Oil in a base carrier oil such as apricot or almond oil. Apply the mixture to the desired area and massage gently to soothe sore muscles or relieve respiratory discomfort.
For diffusion, add a few drops of Camphor White Essential Oil to a diffuser or humidifier and let the refreshing aroma fill your space, promoting mental clarity and a stimulating atmosphere.
While Camphor White Essential Oil offers numerous benefits, it should be used with caution:
- Not for internal use: Camphor oil is toxic when ingested.
- Avoid direct contact with the eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas of the skin.
- Please do not use it on children under five years old.
- Pregnant or nursing individuals should consult a healthcare professional before using this oil.
- Perform a patch test before application, especially if you have sensitive skin.
Camphor White Essential Oil, derived from the Cinnamomum Camphora tree in China, is a remarkable natural remedy with a refreshing, invigorating aroma. Its therapeutic properties make it an essential addition to any aromatherapy collection, offering relief from respiratory issues, muscular discomfort, and mental fatigue. However, caution must be exercised during use and should not be ingested or used on young children. Embrace the soothing power of Camphor White Essential Oil and elevate your well-being with its natural essence.
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