Camphor White Essential Oil

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Botanical Name: Cinnamomum Camphora

Country of Origin: China

Cultivation Method: Standard Cultivation

Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled and Vacuum Rectified Wood

Consistency: Light

Aromatic Description: The essential oil of Camphor has a strong, penetrating, fragrant odor. The main chemical components are: Cineol, Camphor, Borneol, Camphene, Menthol, Borneol, Pinene, and Dipentene.

Perfumery Note: Top

Blends well with: Basil Holy, Cajeput, Chamomile Blue, Lavender Spike, Melissa Essence, Caraway; Pennyroyal; Rosemary

History: In China and Japan, Cinnamomum camphora can often grow as old as a thousand years. To produce oil it must be at least 50 years old. Camphor was well known as a remedy against the plague in Persia (now Iran). It was also used in embalming. The Chinese used camphor wood to build ships and temples because of the woods durable and aromatic properties. 

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Cautions: Camphor oil is powerful oil and should be used with care. Overdosing can cause convulsions and vomiting. Pregnant women or persons suffering from epilepsy and asthma should not use it.