Camphor oil contains strong germicide, insecticide and disinfectant properties. Applied directly to the skin, it helps to alleviate pain and swelling. It numbs nerve endings thus easing pain, and inflammation. It’s antifungal and antibacterial properties promotes the healing of skin infections. It alleviates the irritation and itch caused by eczema and can often be found in products to treat eczema.
Camphor stimulates the secretion of digestive enzymes to assist the functioning of the digestive system. It speeds up the metabolism and optimises the absorption of nutrients. It’s decongestant properties aid in easing of nasal congestion and clearing phlegm in the respiratory tract. It’s an excellent deterrent for mosquitoes.
Add a few drops to a diffuser or hot water for a facial steam to relieve nasal congestion. Dilute in a carrier oil and apply to skin as a mosquito deterrent.
Do not ingest this oil.