Camphor stimulates respiration, improves the functioning of the sympathetic nerves, helps to get rid of chronic pneumonia, otitis, sinusitis, colds and intestinal disorders. Properties of this substance retains the alcohol obtained based on it. Compress with camphor alcohol (2%) is used for the treatment of otitis media. The tool helps to relieve pain and swelling, warms and relieves the inflammation.
To make a compress, dilute the alcohol camphor mixed with water, slightly heat and moisten the resulting liquid gauze. Pre-make holes in it for the ear. To avoid burns, smear prior to the procedure parotid space with vaseline or baby cream. Place the gauze around the ear and cover with a piece of paper for compresses (also with a hole in the middle) and then with cotton wool. Secure the bandage with a bandage or scarf. Ensure that ear was open, should not be exposed to alcohol. Keep the compress on for about two hours.
If you want you can make camphor baths. For these purposes, preheat the alcohol to 36оС, lie on your right side so that the affected ear was on top, put in it the drug in the amount of six drops. Lie down for 20 minutes, then you can sit down. Pre-place it into the ear canal with cotton wool so that the alcohol does not leak. After baths with camphor alcohol it is very important to protect the ear from drafts and cold.
Use camphor alcohol for rubbing in inflammatory processes involved in arthritis, myalgia, myositis, sciatica, arthralgia, and to prevent bedsores. Means RUB the skin in painful areas two to three times a day to ease symptoms. For the treatment of contusions, bruises dilute the alcohol camphor water in the ratio 1:1, moisten the gauze, folded several times and place it on the painful place. Put plastic, wrap wrap a warm scarf and leave overnight. Repeat the procedure until full healing of the place of injury or to the complete disappearance of the bruise.
When using do not expose camphor alcohol with eyes and mucous membranes. In case of accidental contact, rinse the preparation with a lot of running water. Do not use camphor alcohol in children, because there is no experience of its use in pediatric practice. The drug use ulcerative-necrotic skin diseases, with hypersensitivity to it. The alcohol camphor may manifest side effects include allergic reactions (hives).