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Camphor Powder - Kapur Barus

Camphor Powder - Kapur Barus

RM3.50 MYR

Camphor is made from the oil extracted from the wood of the Camphor tree Cinnamomum Camphora. Camphor has anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties and is used for its aromatic properties, as an insect repellant, in embalming fluids, and in various topical skin preparations.

CAS NO: 76-22-2

Properties:
Colorless or white crystals.
Fragrant and penetrating odor.
Slightly bitter and cooling taste.
Odor index at 68° F: 40.
Flash point 149°F.
insoluble in water


USES:
Camphor is use as treatment for pain from bug bites, cold sores, and mild burns.
Camphor is mainly used topically world over - it acts as a mild anesthetic, increases heat in the area applied and also because it has a strong distinctive odor that opens up nasal passages when we inhale it.

 

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