Camphor oil has many medicinal properties and is a stimulant ,antispasmodic, antiseptic, decongestant, anaesthetic, sedative and nervous pacifier, anti-neuralgic, anti-inflammatory, disinfectant, and insecticide substance. Camphor oil being an effective stimulant boosts the activity of the circulatory system, metabolism, digestion, secretion and excretion. Camphor oil helps in treating problems and ailments connected with improper circulation, digestion, sluggish or overactive metabolic rates, obstructed secretions, and a wide variety of other less common conditions.
Camphor oil is very helpful in giving relief for gas trouble because it does not let gas form and it effectively removes the gases and drive out them in a healthy way. Camphor oil acts as a good anaesthetic and is very useful for local anaesthesia because it causes numbness of the sensory nerves at the area of application. It also reduces the severity of nervous disorders and convulsions, epileptic attacks, nervousness, and chronic anxiety. Camphor oil does have some narcotic effects because it temporarily desensitizes the nerves and relaxes the brain. If taken in excess it can also make a person lose control over their limbs, since it impacts the function of the brain.