A tough, white, aromatic resin, or gum, obtained from different species of the Laurus family, esp. from Cinnamomum camphora (the Laurus camphora of Linnæus.). Camphor, C10H16O, is volatile and fragrant, and is used in medicine as a diaphoretic, a stimulant, or sedative.
- An aromatic crystalline compound, C10H16O, obtained naturally from the wood or leaves of the camphor tree or synthesized and used as an insect repellent, in the manufacture of film, plastics, lacquers, and explosives, and in medicine chiefly in external preparations to relieve mild pain and itching.
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ചന്ദം - Chandham ;ചൂടം - Choodam ;ചന്ദ്രം - Chandhram ;ഹിമകരം - Himakaram ;നിശാകരം - Nishaakaram | Nishakaram ;പച്ചക്കര്പ്പൂരം - Pachakkarppooram ;