Camphor ( Cinnamomum camphora ), a traditional remedy with the history of treating several diseases

@article{Hamidpour2013CamphorC,
  title={Camphor ( Cinnamomum camphora ), a traditional remedy with the history of treating several diseases},
  author={Rafie Hamidpour and Soheila Hamidpour and Mohsen Hamidpour and Mina Shahlari},
  journal={International Journal of Case Reports and Images},
  year={2013},
  volume={4},
  pages={86-89}
}
Introduction: The purpose of this literature review is to gain knowledge of the long history, wide variety and extensive applications of camphor, both in traditional and modern medicine. Camphor (Cinnamomum camphora) is obtained from the wood of camphor tree. It has been used for centuries, throughout the world as a remedy for treating variety of symptoms such as inflammation, infection, congestion, pain, irritation, etc. The studies have shown that some of the components of Cinnamomum camphora… Expand
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