Camphor Oil Pain Relief Ingredient

The aromatic and highly absorbent Camphor oil is extracted from the Cinnamomum camphora tree. Camphor oil is used as an ingredient in Ayurvedic pain relief medicine since ancient times. It is commonly used in topical analgesics and rubefacients for pain relief from headaches, joint pain, and muscle pain.
Origin of Camphor – The Ayurvedic ingredient for pain relief

Camphor oil is extracted from the wood, bark or leaves of camphor trees. Known by its botanical name of Cinnamomum camphora, this tree is native to the forests of Japan and Taiwan. Even before camphor tree was introduced to Florida in the late 1800s, it was vastly cultivated in China. It is also grown in Egypt, South Africa, India, and Sri Lanka.

Supergin- The Ayurvedic Pain Relief with Camphor

As a topical analgesic, Camphor is most widely used in pain relief ointments and liniments. Camphor oil in Supergin Ayurvedic pain relief gets absorbed deeply into the skin and provides instant pain relief. When applied topically, Camphor induces a numbing effect on the sensory nerve endings to relieve pain and inflammation.

Other Names of Camphor
Scientific name – Cinnamomum Camphora 
Common name – Camphor

Regional Name
Hindi name – Karpur
Tamil name – Karpooram, Pachai Karpporam
Telugu name- Karpooram Chettu
Kannada name – Pache Karpoora


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What is camphor used for?

Camphor has a wide variety of topical uses due to its antibacterial, antifungal, and anti-inflammatory properties. It can be used to treat skin conditions, improve respiratory function, and relieve pain.

Why camphor oil is considered as the best ingredient for pain relief?

Considered in the ancient medicinal science as the best therapeutic herb for treating various ailments, camphor is used to relieve pain and inflammation apart from treating respiratory problems, skin allergies, and indigestion. Along with menthol, and essential oils of clove and eucalyptus, camphor is found to offer pain relief. Camphor is also one of the most important Ayurvedic ingredients in pain relief products, whether it is pain relief oil, spray, or ointment.

What is the mode of action of camphor oil?

It brings a tingling, warm sensation to the affected area. Upon continuous application it can help to relieve pain in joints, shoulder, or lower back.

What does Antispasmodic property of camphor mean?

Antispasmodic action of camphor makes it one of the best Ayurvedic ingredients for pain relief products to relieve muscle cramps, spasms, and stiffness. It is used as an essential Ayurvedic ingredient for pain relief in massage oil, muscle rub, and ointments.

Why camphor oil gives a cooling effect?

Camphor Oil induces a cooling effect that soothes inflammation, redness, sprains, and muscular aches. It also helps in resolving pain associated with arthritis and rheumatism.

What is the anesthetic property of Camphor?

The anesthetic property of camphor oil helps to temporarily inhibit the action of the sensory nerves of the skin in transferring the pain signal to the brain. This helps to desensitize the pain inflected areas, resulting in numbness that gives pain relief.


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