Camphor Essential Oil 5ml, 10ml or 15 ml Botanical Name: Cinnamomum camphora Country of origin: China Extraction Method: Steam Distilled Plant part: Wood Scent: Camphor Essential Oil has a strong, penetrating, fragrant odor. Strength of Aroma: Strong Note: Top Blends well with: Basil, Cajeput, Chamomile, Lavender, Melissa Leaf, and Rosemary.
History: In China and Japan, Cinnamomum camphora must be at least 50 years old to produce oil, and can often grow as old as a thousand years. Among its many uses, it was used as a deodorant and in embalming, and camphor wood was used to build ships and temples because of the woods durable and aromatic properties.
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.