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Definition of Cinnamomum Camphora

Cinnamomum Camphora
Camphor Cam"phor, n. [OE. camfere, F. camphre (cf. It. camfara, Sp. camfara, alcanfor, LL. camfora, camphara, NGr. ?), fr. Ar. k[=a]f[=u]r, prob. fr. Skr. karp[=u]ra.] 1. A tough, white, aromatic resin, or gum, obtained from different species of the Laurus family, esp. from Cinnamomum camphara (the Laurus camphara of Linn[ae]us.). Camphor, C10H16O, is volatile and fragrant, and is used in medicine as a diaphoretic, a stimulant, or sedative. 2. A gum resembling ordinary camphor, obtained from a tree (Dryobalanops camphora) growing in Sumatra and Borneo; -- called also Malay camphor, camphor of Borneo, or borneol. See Borneol. Note: The name camphor is also applied to a number of bodies of similar appearance and properties, as cedar camphor, obtained from the red or pencil cedar (Juniperus Virginiana), and peppermint camphor, or menthol, obtained from the oil of peppermint. Camphor oil (Chem.), name variously given to certain oil-like products, obtained especially from the camphor tree. Camphor tree, a large evergreen tree (Cinnamomum Camphora) with lax, smooth branches and shining triple-nerved lanceolate leaves, probably native in China, but now cultivated in most warm countries. Camphor is collected by a process of steaming the chips of the wood and subliming the product.

Meaning of Cinnamomum Camphora from wikipedia

- Cinnamomum camphora is a species of evergreen tree that is commonly known under the names camphor tree, camphorwood or camphor laurel. Cinnamomum camphora...
- southern China, India, and Southeast Asia. Some species, such as Cinnamomum camphora, tolerate drought. All species tested so far are diploid, with the...
- formula C10H16O. It is found in the wood of the camphor laurel (Cinnamomum camphora), a large evergreen tree found in East Asia; and in the related kapur...
- California The genus of evergreen trees Camphora, considered a synonym of Cinnamomum Particularly Cinnamomum camphora Camphor (disambiguation) This disambiguation...
- related to norbornane. Its name refers to Borneo, habitat of the tree Cinnamomum camphora from which bornane and related compounds can be extracted. Camphor...
- White camphor >5 g/kg >5 g/kg Cinnamomum camphora, extracted from leaves Yellow camphor 3.73 g/kg >5 g/kg Cinnamomum camphora, extracted from bark Hot oil...
- Lai Chi Wo is a Hakka village near Sha Tau Kok, in the northeastern New Territories of Hong Kong. It is described as a "walled village" by some sources...
- 48g/kg (rabbits). Aframomum corrorima Artemisia tridentata Cannabis Cinnamomum camphora, camphor laurel (50%) Eucalyptus cneorifolia[citation needed] Eucalyptus...
- are still visible in the interior of the amber. The camphor tree (Cinnamomum camphora) produces an essential oil and the eucalyptus tree (Eucalyptus globulus)...
- polifolia California laurel, Umbellularia californica Camphor laurel, Cinnamomum camphora Canary laurel, Laurus novocanariensis Cape laurel, Ocotea bullata...