Camphor is known as a natural anesthetic and is very effective for local anesthesia by numbing the sensory nerves upon application. It can also reduce any nervousness, extreme anxiety, convulsions, and epileptic attacks. It can also help with any digestive issues by stimulating and boosting the circulatory system, metabolism, digestion, secretion and excretion. This helps with any sluggish, or improper circulation throughout digestive system. If taken in excess it can make a person lose control of their own limbs since camphor can impact the function of the brain. it temporarily desensitizes the nerves and relaxes the brain. The aroma of camphor can also become very addicting. Use with caution.