Benefits of camphor(Karpooram-Kapur-Kapoor) & Bhimseni Kapoor Uses
Camphor or so called as Kapur/Kapoor is a white waxy solid with a firm crystal clear strong perfumed spice. It is extract from camphor plant’s leaves and bark and obtained by isoprenoids through the chemical formula C10H16O.It is found in the wood and leaves of the laurel camphor that is scientifically known as (Cinnamomum camphora).
It is a huge evergreen plant that can grow to about a height of 50 to 100 feet; its branches are spread all around so they look much broader beside tall. It has a very rough pale bark and fissured vertically. It produces clusters of berry like fruit which are black in color, each berry fruit around (1 cm) in diameter.
It is an evergreen tree that grows in exotic conditions of Asia, Japan, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Taiwan and has been introduced to many other countries. Cinnamomum camphora is believed to be native to China’s southern part of the Yangtze River.