Borneo Camphor

Scientific Name :

Cinnamomum Camphora

Medicinal Value :

Used as an enbalming fluid.

Culinery and Other Values :

Camphor has been used in Asian cuisine as a flavoring agent and in religious ceremonies. Flavored tablets of camphor are also used as an anti-odor element and kept in clothes. Also in cupboard corners as a cockroach repellent.

Glossary :

  • English : Borneo Camphor
  • Tamil : Pacha Karpooram
  • Malayalam : Kalpooram
  • Telugu : Cheen Karpooram / Pachcha Karpoora
  • Kannada : Karpoora / Pachcha Karpoora
  • Hindi : Kacha Kapoor / Pachcha Karpoora
  • Gujarati : Kappur
  • Konkani : Karpoor
  • Marathi : Kacha Kapoor
  • Punjabi : Kappur
  • Tulu : Pachcha Karpoora