Extraction method: Steam distillation
Parts used: Wood, root, stumps, branches
Chakra Association: Ajna (Third Eye)
Note Classification: Middle
Aroma: Sharp with woody undertones
Largest Producing Countries: China, India, Sri Lanka
Traditional Uses: Often used in traditional Hindu ceremony to cleanse and purify. Worn around neck to offer protection.
Properties: anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, cardiac, carminative, diuretic, febrifuge, insecticide, laxative, stimulant, vulnerary
Mental & Emotional Effects: Helpful for treating nervous depression. Stimulant.
Benefits: Bruises, coughs, colds, fever, infections, inflammation, muscle pain, bronchitis
Blends well with: Citrus oils, eucalyptus, lavender, rosemary, spicy oils
Other Interesting Notes: Used in some cultures to scare away ghosts. Due to its strong aroma, peasants wore lumps of camphor wood around their necks to ward off infectious diseases.
Safety Data: Avoid using with homeopathics. Avoid use if you have epilepsy. Never apply undiluted oil directly to the skin. For external use only. Avoid during pregnancy.
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