The health benefits of Camphor Essential Oil include it properties like stimulant, anti spasmodic, anti septic, decongestant, anesthetic, sedative and nervous pacifier, anti neuralgic, anti inflammatory, disinfectant, insecticide etc.
Stimulant & Diaphoretic: Camphor Oil is an effective stimulant. It stimulates circulation, metabolism, digestion, secretions and excretion, thereby treating problems and ailments associated with improper circulation, digestion, sluggish or hyper metabolic rates, obstructed secretions etc.
Anti Septic, Disinfectant and Insecticide & Germicide: Camphor Oil is an excellent disinfectant, insecticide and germicide. Camphor Oil can be added to drinking water to disinfect it. A bottle or container of Camphor Oil, if kept open, or a piece of cloth soaked in it, if burnt, drives away insects and kills germs. A drop or two of Camphor Oil, mixed with large quantity of food grains, keep it safe from insects. Camphor is also used in many medical preparations such as ointments and lotion to cure skin diseases, bacterial and fungal infections on skin etc.
Decongestant: The strong penetrating aroma of Camphor Oil is a powerful decongestant. It immediately opens up congestions of bronchi, larynx, pharynx, nasal tracts and lungs. It is therefore used in many decongestant balms and cold rubs.
Anesthetic & Nervous Pacifier: It is a pretty good anesthetic and very effective for local anesthesia. It causes numbness of the sensory nerves and the related area of application. It also calms down nervous disorders and convulsions, epileptic attacks, nervousness etc.
Anti Spasmodic: It is very efficient Anti Spasmodic and gives immediate relief in spasms, cramps. It is also effective in curing extreme spasmodic cholera.
Aphrodisiac: Camphor Oil, when internally consumed, boosts libido by stimulating those portions of brain which are responsible for sexual desires and libido. When externally applied, helps cure erectile problems by increasing blood circulation in the affected parts, being a stimulant.
Anti Neuralgic: Neuralgia, a severely painful situation, which is caused when the Ninth Cranial Nerve is pressurized due to swelling of the surrounding blood vessels, can be treated using Camphor Oil which makes the blood vessels to contract and reduce pressure on the Ninth Cranial Nerve.
Anti Inflammatory & Sedative: The cooling and the penetrating effects of Camphor Oil make it an anti inflammatory and sedative agent. It is very helpful in curing nearly all types of inflammation, internal or external. It also relaxes body and mind and gives a feeling of peace and freshness.
Narcotic: It has narcotic effects as it temporarily desensitizes the nerves and relaxes brain. It can also make brain lose control over limbs if taken in excess. The smell of Camphor Oil is also addictive.
Carminative: Very helpful in giving relief in gas trouble. Primarily, it does not let gas form and secondarily, effectively removes the gases.
Anti Rheumatic, Anti Arthritic & Anti Phlogistic: Being a detoxifier and stimulant for circulatory system, it excites blood circulation and gives relief in rheumatism, arthritis, gout etc. It is also anti Phlogistic, that is, reduces swelling of body parts. This is yet another beneficial effect of proper circulation.