Borneol is extracted from the fresh leaf of Blumea balsamifera.white and translucence flake crystal, Massive crystal or granular crystal,a slightly hard and brittle.so it is not easy to break when twisting by hand. With fragrance clearance, taste pungent and cool , possess volatile.When ignite it,have the black smoke ,yellow flame. No Residual.
It is can be easily solved in ethanol, chloroform or ethyl ether, hardly solved in water
Appearance:White flaky crystal
Shelf life:2 Years
Melting point:204 ~ 209oC
1.Borneol is useful for treating cuts and bruises, rheumatism, bronchitis and coughs, and a good insect repellent.
2.Borneol is used for making varnish and inks and as a fragrance for soaps.
3.Borneol is considered a powerful remedy against plague and infectious diseases, stomach and bowel complaints, also used for ritual purposes.