• Kacha karpoor
  • Made from a steam distillation of the aromatic leaves and wood of cinnamomum camphora, an evergreen tree that grows in China and India
  • Pure, edible camphor is a crystalline compound that resembles coarse salt
  • Sold wrapped in paper in small boxes, jars, or packets
  • Has strong cardamom like aroma
  • Used in desserts and sweets
  • Look for Swad brands in 3 ounce jars
  • Inedible camphor is toxic and is used for puja, and should not be consumed
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