The camphor tree originates from China, Japan and a few other Asian countries. Its camphor has been used in the traditional Chinese medicine in centuries and is known to ease insect bites and swellings. With steam inhalation camphor oil can inhibit coughing and relieve the upper airway from congestion due to the common cold. It is also a perfect match for scented DIY candles or soaps.
Aroma: strong, clean, menthol like
Benefits: Clears congested airways, soothes itching from insect bites
Blends well with: Rosemary, chamomile, cajeput, basil
Cautions: Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing or under doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid eyes, nose, ears and other sensitive areas. Keep out of sunlight.