Growing up to 35 feet tall, the camphor tree is native to Japan, Taiwan and China. It takes 50 years before a camphor tree produces oil for extraction. Steam extracted, camphor oil becomes present in every part of the tree.Slightly cool to the touch, camphor essential oil has an intense, penetrating odor. When applied topically, camphor oil has a numbing quality and is easily absorbed by muscle tissue for all natural pain relief. Organic Pure Oils's Camphor essential oil also has natural qualities that help strengthen hair at the roots and boost hair growth to fight hair loss. Camphor oil also has been well known to bring back hairs natural shine and improve hairs texture for more manageable beautiful hair.