The Organic Witch
Certified Aromatherapist

White Camphor Essential Oil

BOTANICAL NAME: cinnamomum camphora
FRAGRANCE: fresh, mothball-like, vibrant
BLENDS: frankincense, mandarin, orange, ylang ylang
PHYSICAL & AROMATIC BENEFITS: balancing, clarifying, cooling, energizing, nervous tension, stimulating, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, arthritis, bruises, burns, colds, coughs, decongestant, deodorant, disinfectant, febrifuge, gout, influenza, insect repellent, moth repellent, muscle relaxant, oily skin, rheumatism, skin conditioner, soothing agent, toning, wounds.
MAGICAL USES: celibacy, crown chakra, physical energy, psychic energy, purification.

GCMS Information:

Chemical Constituent  Percentage
alpha-Pinene  7
Limonene 6.5
1,8 Cineole 56.99

White Camphor Information:

Camphor is extracted from two types of Camphor Trees. The first is the Common Camphor tree, scientific name Cinnamomum Camphora, the second is the Borneo Camphor tree, scientific name Dryobalanops Camphora. The Camphor Oil obtained from both have similar properties, but differ slightly in aroma and in the concentration of various compounds found in them. The components of Camphor Oil are Alcohol, Borneol, Pinene, Camphene, Camphor, Terpene and Safrol.


Analgesic: any medicine that reduces pain without inducing unconsciousness.
Anti-inflammatory: an agent that prevents or counteracts inflammation.
Antiseptic: a substance that inhibits the growth and reproduction of microorganisms.
Deodorant: Any agent acting to eliminate, reduce, mask, or control odor.
Disinfectant: a substance that kills germs and/or viruses.
Febrifuge: reduces fever.
Nervine: acts upon or affects the nerves; quiets nervous excitement.
Sedative: Calming, soothing, inducing sleep, tranquilizing.

Safety Warning: Avoid if pregnant or epileptic. Do not use for long periods of time or while taking homeopathic remedies. Do not confuse with the toxic oils of brown camphor, yellow camphor, or Borneo camphor. Camphor is toxic and can be fatally poisonous if ingested in excess. Even 2 grams can be lethal. Ingestion in slight overdoses can show symptoms of poisoning such as extreme thirst, vomiting, loss in body temperature, etc. Never ingest essential oils without a prescription. Use carrier oil when applying to skin.

We are not selling camphor until we can find a good organic source. If you need a similar oil please try our Ravintsara or Ho Wood.

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*** The International Federation of Aromatherapists does not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy. In addition, Essential Oils must be properly diluted before use in order to avoid any damages to property or adverse physical effects (including injury or bodily harm).