How to Melt Camphor?

Answer Camphor is the white, crystalline product of the Cinnamonum camphora tree. It is used in ointments for its cooling, numbing effect; it is an active ingredient in lip balms meant to treat cold sores... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Melt Camphor

When you try to melt the chocolate, is it possible to melt it by putting it in the microwave?

Yes it would, but I think the best way to smoothly melt chocolate is to place it in a bowl and then place that bowl into a saucepan of hot water. It melts slowwly and evenly and doesn't bubble or b... Read More »

How to Use Camphor Crystals?

Derived from the camphor laurel, an Asian evergreen tree, camphor crystals possess cooling properties when used in bath and body products. Camphor also has applications in ethnic cooking and medici... Read More »

Who invented camphor?

Camphor was not an invention. It is a waxy, crystal-like compound derived naturally from the leaves or root of the camphor tree. Camphor uses include insect repellent, anti-itch gels and fireworks.... Read More »

Information on Camphor?

Camphor is obtained from the evergreen tree Cinnamonum Camphora, a relative of the laurel. It is a white, crystalline substance that can be extracted from all parts of the tree, and camphor oil is ... Read More »