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Scientific name of Camphor tree: Cinnamomum camphora
Name of Camphor tree in different languages:-
English: Camphorwood, Camphor laurel
Malayalam: Karpooram കർപ്പൂരം
Cinnamomum camphora commonly known as camphor tree is a large evergreen tree that grows up to 30 m tall. The leaves are glossy, waxy look and glossy outer, dark green, the smell of camphor when it crushed. Flowering is in September, flowers are small and white, in clusters of black fruits, approximately 1 cm in diameter. Camphor is extracted by distillation of wood and leaves.
Useful plant parts: Latex, oil
It is used in many of Arurvedic medicines, to control vata, kapha disorders, respiratory disorders etc.
Chemical content: camphor