Camphor Essential Oil
Certifications: Kosher. Vegan.
Botanical Name: Cinnamomum camphora
Plant Part: Wood
Processing Method: Steam Distilled and Vacuum Rectified
Description / Color / Consistency: Thin, colorless to pale yellow clear liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: Camphor Essential Oil is a top note with a strong, fragrant odor.
Blends With: Basil, Cajuput, Chamomile, Lavender, Melissa, and Rosemary.
Product Abstract: All parts of the tree, which can grow up to 100ft high, is utilized when extracting the camphor oil. The essential oil is extracted from the root, branches and stump and is the rectified. White camphor oil is the first distillation's fraction. 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. The wood has been used in the construction of temples and in ship-building because of its durability and aromatic properties.
Cautions: 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.