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Therapeutic and Medicinal Uses of Karpura-A Review

@inproceedings{Garg2017TherapeuticAM,
  title={Therapeutic and Medicinal Uses of Karpura-A Review},
  author={Nidhi Garg and Dr. Akhil Jain},
  year={2017}
}
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 have… 
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