Camphor is the main ingredient in products such as Vicks VapoRub and other commercial cough and congestion products.
Effect on body: Encourages full breathing. Helps soothe muscle aches and stiffness.
Blends well with: Lavender, rosemary
CAUTION: Powerful oil that should be used with care. Avoid during pregnancy.
|Common name||Camphor Essential Oil|
|Botanical name||Cinnamomum camphora|
|Odour||Fresh, wood, strong|
|Plant parts used||Wood|
|Extraction method||Steam distillation|
|Region of origin||India|