|Latin Name :||Cinnamomum camphora|
|English Name :||Ravintsara|
|French Name :||Ravintsara|
History and Origin
Camphor tree is a beautiful evergreen and aromatic tree coming from China, Korea, Japan, Taiwan and a few other countries in South-East Asia. It is well known for the essence that is extracted from the leaves and wood, camphor. The essential oil has been used for very long. It is used for its properties as antiseptic, antiviral and heart tonic. The term originates from the Malagasy language (from raven, the leaf, et tsara, “good”, literally meaning : “the good leaf”).