White camphor oil is the primary ingredient in the Chinese Tiger Balm used for sore muscle relief, a topical pain reliever and a sedative. Can be used as a deodorant, soothing agent, skin conditioner, aphrodisiac, muscle relaxant and to care for oily skin and, has also been used as an insect repellent.
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|County of Origin||China|
|Therapeutic Properties||Antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antiviral, counter-irritant, diuretic, expectorant, stimulant, rubefacient, vermifuge.|
|Chemical Family||Alcohol, Monoterpenes|
|Approx. Shelf Life||4 - 5 years|
|Method of Extraction||Steam Distilled|
|Blends well with||Frankincense, Ylang Ylang, Orange, Mandarin|
History: In Victorian times, camphor was used to revive women after faint spells (probably from lack of oxygen because of their tight under-garments). Camphor has been used in China for thousands of years. There is large amount of confusion surrounding white camphor. Valnet reported on Borneo Camphor (dryobalanops camphora) not white camphor. There are two different camphors with the same scientific name, hon-sho and ho-sh. Hon-sho is true white camphor.
Characteristics: Camphor Essential Oil is a top note with a strong, penetrating, fragrant odor.
Indications: Anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antiviral, bactericidal, counter-irritant, diuretic, expectorant, stimulant, rubefacient, vermifuge. Used for acne, inflammation, oily conditions, arthritis, muscular aches and pains, rheumatism, sprains, bronchitis, chills, coughs, colds, fevers, flu and infectious diseases.
Mode of Administration: Bath, compress, inhalation, lotion, massage, salve and traumatic situations where consciousness is required.
Safety: Nontoxic, avoid with pregnancy and with infants and young children, avoid if prone to seizures. Due to the presence of camphor in this oil, please consult a medical practitioner before use. Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.