Camphor oil is the oil extracted from the wood of camphor trees and processed by steam distillation. It can be used topically to relieve pain, irritation, and itching. Camphor is also used to relieve chest congestion and inflammatory conditions. It has a strong odor and taste and is easily absorbed through the skin.
Camphor oil possesses strong germicide, insecticide and disinfectant properties. Applying camphor oil topically aids to alleviate pain and swelling, as it works as a counter-irritant in the skin