camphor laurel


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camphor laurel

n
(Plants) an Australian name for the camphor tree, now occurring in the wild in parts of Australia
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Camphor oil, which is readily absorbed through the skin, comes from camphor laurel wood and is also found in large amounts from the mint family, camphor basil and rosemary, which have decongestant properties.
Here he shows how to use instant bonsai techniques to create delicate sculpted indoor plant gardens, with pleasant fragrances, herbal offerings to the kitchen, fruits for eating or cooking, flowers for contemplative pleasure, and medicinals such as tea tree or camphor laurel.
Bamboo Collection & Acacia Collection: Kitchen gadgets, tabletop and serveware made from sustainable bamboo and acacia wood; RootWorksCollection: Hand-carved bowls, platters, serveware and decorative items made from reclaimed tree stumps; Casual Dining Collection: Colored mango and natural acacia salad and serveware with beautiful carved surfaces; Mango Collection: Carved mango dishes and serving pieces made from reclaimed mango wood; Jungle Driftwood Collection: Decorative items made from naturally fallen tree roots and reclaimed lumber; Camphor Laurel Collection: Cutting boards and serving pieces made from sustainable Australian-sourced camphor laurel wood; Bamboo Root Collection: Decorative and serving pieces made from reclaimed bamboo root