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What is camphor used for?

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Camphor has many uses. It can be used to relive Arthritis,stiff muscle, joints and such. It it also used mixed with something like Olive oil to treat Minor Trauma like bruises. If you mix it with something like Vasoline you can rub it on your chest to clear up congestion. It can Soften Chapped lips You can use it for all types of instect bites, and it will also repell insects. It can be used to treat eczema, and helps in the healing of burns and small sounds. The Chinese use the herb to help with treating Diarrhea It should NOT be USED or TAKEN INTERNALLY

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