Camphor – White (Cinnamomum camphora)


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Camphor Essential Oil is derived from the Cinnamomum camphora botanical and is also referred to as True Camphor, Common Camphor, Gum Camphor, and Formosa Camphor.

Used in aromatherapy, Camphor Oil’s scent is known to offer relief to a congested respiratory system by clearing the lungs and addressing symptoms of bronchitis and pneumonia. It also boosts circulation, immunity, convalescence, and relaxation.

Ingredients: Cinnamomum Camphora Bark Oil

Botanical name: Cinnamomum camphora L.

Common name: Camphor white

Plant part: Bark

Extraction method: Steam distilled

Common uses: Although this oil has got some toxic effects, it can be used with great effect in vapor therapy where it has been known to clear the lungs, dispel apathy and calm nervous states.

Note: Top

Strength of aroma: Strong

Aromatic scent: Strong, penetrating aroma.

Caution: Camphor is a powerful oil and should be used with care. Not to be used during pregnancy.

Blends Well With

Basil (Ocimum basilicum)
Chamomile – Roman (Anthemis nobilis)
Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)
Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)

Aromatic Families

Medicinal, Woody


Fresh, diffusive, sweet-spicy, cineolic aroma.

Aromatic Note



May cause breathing problems in young children.

High cineole content can cause CNS and breathing problems in young children – do not apply to or near the face of infants or children. Maximum dermal use level of 0.4% is recommended by the IFRA. Dilute before using. A patch test should be performed before use for those with sensitive skin.

Additional information

Bottle Size

5mL, 10mL, 50mL, 100mL


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