The distinctive, penetrating scent of Camphor (think: Vicks Vapo-rub®) has a significant effect on supporting clear lungs and boosting circulation. Camphor essential oil is also useful for the aches associated with normal wear and tear on aging joints. Discomfort quickly eases when applied topically to affected areas.
Botanical Name: Cinnamomum camphora
Country of Origin: China
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Wood
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Aromatic Scent: Strong and fragrant
Blends Well With: Basil Linalool, Cajeput, Chamomile Roman, Lavender, and Rosemary 1,8-Cineole.
Cautions: None known.
Add 1-2 drops of Camphor and 1-2 drops of Rosemary to 2 teaspoons of carrier oil.
For topical application, dilute to 3-5%.