Borneo Camphor

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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

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