Mon, Jul 18, 2016, 10:42 AM
Camphor (Karpuram) is an anti-fungal and anti-bacterial and is a natural air purifier. That is why is burnt in puja as it kills any virus or bacteria in the air, purifying it in the process. But it can be toxic; so it should be kept out of reach of children and pets. Camphor oil has a number of uses like relieving pain when massaged and in decongestive vapours.