What is Camphor ?
It is a white volatile crystalline substance with an aromatic smell and bitter taste, occurring in certain essential oils.
It is found in
the wood of the camphor laurel (Cinnamomum camphora), a large evergreen tree found in Asia (particularly in Sumatra, Indonesia and
Borneo ) and also of the unrelated
kapur tree, a tall timber tree from the same region.
Health Benefits :
The health benefits of camphor essential oil include it properties as a stimulant, antispasmodic, antiseptic, decongestant, anesthetic,
sedative and nervous pacifier, antineuralgic, anti-inflammatory, disinfectant, and insecticide substance.
The essential oil of camphor is obtained during the process of extraction of camphor from two types of camphor trees. The first one
is the Common Camphor tree, bearing the scientific name Cinnamonum Camphora, from which the common camphor is obtained. The second
variety is the Borneo Camphor tree, which is where Borneo Camphor is derived; it is scientifically known as Dryobalanops Camphora.
The camphor oil obtained from both have similar properties, but they differ slightly in aroma and in the concentration of various compounds
found in them.
Astrological Benefits: -
1. It cleanse the atmosphere.
2. Remove negativity.
3. Attract Wealth Energies.
4. Remove Nazar Dosh.
5. Improve Health.
How is Camphor used in Astrology ?
Burning of camphor denotes that the individual ego
melts like the camphor and the Jivatman becomes one
with the supreme Light of lights.