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Camphor

Camphor

(Science: chemical) a ketone obtained from the wood of cinnamomum camphora, an evergreen tree native to eastern asia, or produced synthetically, with a penetrating characteristic odour and a pungent, aromatic taste. It is applied topically to the skin as an antipruritic and anti-infective and is used as a pharmaceutic necessity in certain pharmaceutic preparations.

Pharmacological action: anti-infective agents, local, antipruritics, pharmaceutic aid.

chemical name: Bicyclo(2.2.1)heptan-2-one, 1,7,7-trimethyl-


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... TRPV4 Warm (~27–34°C) TRPV3 Warmer (~33–39°C) TRPV1 Hot (>42°C). Also activated by capsaicin, the active ingredient of hot chili peppers, by camphor, and by acids (protons). TRPV2 Painfully hot (>52°C)

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by dipjyoti
Fri Mar 02, 2007 8:22 am
 
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... by adding only a slight amount of water ...honestly does dry them up until they peel off. It is cheap, and you do not need a prescription. Camphor too. Any drying agent or anti-fungal agent. Tam..I am not picking on you actaully trying to make you right in my mind as someone who is trying ...

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by RANDY
Sun Jul 23, 2006 5:08 am
 
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GOLD BOND

... inexpensive way to dry the lesions up. I was using Panafil to peel off the scab and that is very expensive but then discovered that anything with Camphor, Phenol and Menthol as the main ingredients also works and this is BLISTEX. So, I am looking for ways to be able to NOT spend a lot of money ...

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Sun Apr 23, 2006 2:31 pm
 
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SOME NEW NEWS. Those with lesions. Try and place some Blistex on them and report back after 48 hours. Camphor. Phenol and Menthol in combination with each other works better than just Gold Bond alone. Please those with lesions rub a little bit of Blistex on your lesions and ...

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by RANDY
Fri Apr 21, 2006 2:16 am
 
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The Fiber Disease

... vaseline, or even Vick, to the itching parts of the skin, as this cuts off some of the oxygen to the 'borg'. Vick might work because it contains camphor, in addition to vaseline. Tiger balm would, by this rationale, work even better. The kind you get from T.C.M. centres is really good, and they ...

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by Cilla
Mon Jan 09, 2006 8:46 pm
 
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