Pachai Karpooram, commonly known as Edible Camphor offers various health benefits. It has been used for ages in the Indian cuisines, especially in sweets and desserts to enhance the aroma and flavor.
In Tamil Nadu, the most traditional sweet called Sakkarai Pongal is flavoured with this pachai karpooram.
- Very effective in treating cold and cough.
- Aids in digestion and also solves digestive problems.
- Cures loss of appetite, and intestinal diseases.
- Stimulates hair growth.
- Treats all kinds of skin problems like skin rashes, dry skin, etc.
How to use
For cold and cough: Heat a small piece of edible camphor with coconut oil and massage it over the chest area.
For Digestive issues: Boil few ajwain seeds and a pinch of pachai karpooram in a cup of water. Then filter and drink it.