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Camphor Burning a Divine Religious Activities

October 15, 2016 | Author: | Posted in Gardening

Camphor is a waxy, flammable, transparent solid with a beautiful aroma. The word camphor derives from the French word camphre, itself from Medieval Latin camfora, from Arabic kafur, eventually from Sanskrit, karpuram. Camphor was well known in ancient India during the Vedic period. In Old Malay it is known as kapur Barus, which means “the …