Safrol, an ether which is the chief constituent of sassafras oil, and also found in considerable quantity in camphor oil.
camphor oil is obtained from incisions in the tree, and has a fragrant, aromatic odor.
Lampblack was also prepared by the author, by subjecting the camphor oil to incomplete combustion.
camphor oil occurs in all the trees, and is most abundant in the younger branches and leaves.
The author has succeeded in preparing various varnishes with the camphor oil, mixed with different resins and oils.
The camphor oil is collected by incisions at the base of the trunk, from which the clear balsamic juice is very slowly discharged.
camphor oil; Oleum camphor factitium, L. Prepared by dissolving camphor in nitric acid, in the cold.
|camphor oil |
The oil that is obtained from the wood of the camphor tree and is used to make camphor. It is extracted from the wood by steam distillation.