"Camphor is readily absorbed through the skin and produces a feeling of cooling similar to that of menthol, and acts as slight local anesthetic and antimicrobial substance. There are anti-itch gels and cooling gels with camphor as the active ingredient. Camphor is an active ingredient (along with menthol) in vapor-steam products."
[YEA] 04/16/2011: Nasira from Springfield, Ma: "Hi EC.... Can you start a page on the benefits of camphor oil ?... I had some success with it for a rash using a popular chest rub in the USA.... When I searched on the internet I found so many uses for camphor oil.... I know my mom always kept a jar in the house.... I think people have forgotten. Thanks."Replies
08/23/2011: Jc from Boston, Ma replies: "Google on Edgar Cayce or get one of the books on his remedies. He recomended camphor oil for a variety of ailments. He usually included it within a "cocktail" of several components."