- What other names is Camphor known by?
- What is Camphor?
- How does Camphor work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Camphor.
Likely Effective for...
- Cough, when applied as a chest rub.
- Skin itching or irritation, when applied to affected areas.
- Pain, when applied to the skin over the area of pain.
Possibly Effective for...
- Osteoarthritis, when a cream containing camphor is applied to the skin over the stiff joints.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- "Toe nail fungus," warts, hemorrhoids, and other conditions.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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