Camphor, a flammable translucent solid is found in every puja room in the Indian household. It is known for its healing properties, as it is easily absorbed by the skin resulting in a cooling sensation.
Here are some of the amazing benefits of camphor for hair and skin –
Camphor for Skin
1. Relieves Itching and Irritation on the Skin
Camphor is known to have antifungal and antibacterial properties that help to relieve any skin-related issue such as itching and irritation. Camphor is also an effective anti-wrinkle ingredient, found in many skincare products.
2. Helps Soothe Burns
Camphor has been used as a treatment for minor burns. You can also use it to remove the scars too! How to use it? It’s simple! Dissolve some camphor in water and apply on the burn/scar. Do this on a daily basis until the scars fade.
3. Treats Acne
Known for its antibacterial properties, camphor has been known to treat acne. It works by bringing down the pain and swelling which is caused by the inflammation of sebaceous glands and hair follicles.
Camphor for Hair
4. Strengthens Roots
Pamper yourself this weekend and indulge in a hair mask. Make a hair mask using egg or curd which suits your hair better. Mix it with a little bit of camphor oil. Keep it for about 30-40 minutes and wash off with a mild shampoo.
5. Boosts Hair Growth
It is believed that if you mix camphor oil with other carrier oils, it can really boost your hair growth. So, mix camphor oil with coconut or olive oil and apply it to your scalp and hair. Time for a hot oil massage!
6. Helps Fight Hair Loss
There are studies that prove that camphor oil can help improve the texture of your hair and make it smooth, soft, and shiny. Camphor oil can also reduce hair fall.
Get ready to pamper yourself this weekend!