Kafoor - Camphor Meaning in English Meaning in Urdu ست کافور

Camphor (Kafoor) is a white colored (sometimes transparent) solid material with a powerful aromatic odor. It is also waxy and flammable. Chemically, it is a terpenoid. It is taken from the wood of Camphor Laurel tree from some Asian countries (Indonesia and Sumatra). Moreover, it is also taken from kapur tree from same countries.

It is used to keep things from getting smelly. In Pakistan, it is used with bed quilts and blankets to keep them odor-free. In India, it is used as a cooking ingredient for its scent. It also has medicinal and religious uses in some countries. For beauty, it is used for skin and hair care. It is also used in funerals in Muslim communities.

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Reviews & Comments

Rehana - Karachi Mar 01, 2019
Camphor has been produced as a forest product for centuries by passing steam through the pulverized wood of the relevant trees and condensing the vapours.
Humera - Karachi Feb 07, 2019
Camphor is very beneficial to repel insects from different places. Some people put them in suitcases to protect the clothes. Please mention their price also.
A. K. Abdul Salam - Riyadh Sep 21, 2018
Good. But where I can purchase easily
najia - lahore Aug 28, 2018
Kafoor or camphor is a very useful ingredient for food and for keeping bad scent away.