Chemical Formula: C10H16O
Camphor is a rubefacient -- it relieves mild pain and
itching, and creates inflammation and redness when rubbed into the skin.
It has a cooling effect when applied to the skin, much
Camphor is used in acne medications, cough remedies, ear drops,
and other medications where its ability to soothe the skin helps
it to undo the effects of other ingredients that might otherwise be
By Simon Quellen Field