camphor oil


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camphor oil

[′kam·fər ‚ȯil]
(materials)
An essential oil obtained by steam distillation from the wood of the camphor tree (Cinnamomum camphora); used in the manufacture of camphor and safrole.
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Camphor oil, which is readily absorbed through the skin, comes from camphor laurel wood and is also found in large amounts from the mint family, camphor basil and rosemary, which have decongestant properties.
Camphor oil was heated at the aerosol-assisted system in a close environment (to ensure the desired temperature) at 180[degrees]C to make certain of the transformation of the camphor oil in liquid phase into vapours.
Another selling point is the fact that the product is formulated with the purest all-natural botanical ingredients from around the world, including camphor oil from Japan and eucalyptus oil from Australia.
If this should happen, you can make your own medicine using a 50/50 mixture of camphor oil and baby, olive or cooking oil.
Most camphor-trees were grown for camphor oil until it began to be made artificially.
Mum Jessica Landim, 23, from Toxteth, urged other parents to be vigilant over camphor oil, used in many chest rubs, as she waited for news about her daughter's recovery.