“Surely the righteous shall drink of a cup the admixture of which is camphor / A fountain from which the servants of Allah shall drink; they make it to flow a (goodly) flowing forth.”- Quran
Camphor is a transparent waxy crystalline material that has a strong pungent aroma. In french it is known Camphre, in Latin as Camfora, in Arabic Kafur, and in Sanskrit/ Hindu as Karpura
Camphor is widely used in Hindu religious ceremonies. Hindus worship a holy flame by burning camphor, which forms an important part of many religious ceremonies. Burning of camphor symbolizes union with God – just as the camphor burns itself out without leaving any residue, so burning one’s ego in the fire of true knowledge will lead them to complete union with God. According to the ancient Indian traditional systems of healing, camphor purifies the air and inhaling that air has numerous medicinal benefits
Camphor is easily available in Indian grocery stores and is obtainable in multiple shapes and forms. Most commonly seen forms are round tablets, square tablets or irregular pieces. We also get charged or energised camphor from holistic healers as chants are performed so that they get well stimulated to get rid of negativities
One of the biggest uses of Camphor is to remove negativities and brings positivity to one’s home/office
Clears any Vaastu defects and a natural aura cleanser
Burn or diffuse camphor daily morning while performing daily rituals and in the evening during sunset in the aroma oil dispenser or specially designed camphor lamp in the center as the fragrance should reach all corners.
To remove your own negative thoughts, one can do the following: light fire in a small vessel, take camphor in the right hand and rotate the hand in clockwise direction over the face and head region three times. Feel all the negative vibrations, thoughts, energy absorbed by camphor. Put the camphor in the burning fire until the fire gets off.
Place a bowl of vinegar and add some camphor into it. Leave the bowl in every room that needs cleansing and replace them everyday for 40 days, all negative energies in the space will be cleared
To treat common cold, headache, insomnia, nervous stress, etc keep burning camphor next to you in your room
Keep some camphor in your wardrobe & cupboards to get rid of any unwanted smell and prevent any insect attack
Camphor makes a great mosquito repellent
- It is also good for your hair – put some camphor in hot oil and once dissolved apply that hair on your scalp and hair, takes care of all your scalp and hair problems naturally
Camphor is a good remedy for joint and muscle pains
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