The Camphor tree is the emblematic tree of the city of Hiroshima . It is the first, with Ginkgo biloba, to have resumed after the atomic bombing! Native to Southeast Asia , this tree, which can reach 25 meters, has become acclimatized to many other regions where it is considered an invasive species.
Rich in purifying , cleansing and toning active ingredients , the essential oil is extracted from the bark of the cineole chemotype of this tree, of which there are several "chemotypes" depending on the biochemical composition of the essential oils extracted from it.
Thus, it should be noted that the botanical name Cinnamomum camphora also designates : - the essential oil of Camphor CT cineole , obtained from the bark of the Chinese Camphor tree with cineole, which is the one we offer here.
- the essential oil of Camphor tree CT camphor , obtained from the bark of the Chinese camphor tree with camphor, rich in camphor (aromatic ketone) and safrole, and which we do not offer because it is very delicate to use due to its toxicity.
- Ho Wood essential oil , also called Shiu Wood or Japanese Laurel , extracted from the leaves and branches of the linalool chemotype Chinese camphor tree, rich in linalool (aromatic alcohol).
- Ravintsara essential oil , obtained from the leaves of the Camphor tree of Madagascar, rich in 1.8 cineole (aromatic oxide) So many essential oils with very different compositions and therapeutic indications that it is necessary not to to confuse !
DISCLAIMER : These properties, indications and methods of use are taken from reference works or websites in aromatherapy, hydrotherapy and herbal medicine. They are found there on a regular basis and many of them have been confirmed by observations in the scientific community. However, this information is given for information purposes, it can not in any way constitute medical information, nor engage our responsibility. For any use for therapeutic purposes, consult a physician.