Did you know that many products that we use in our daily lives contain Camphor Oil?

Did you know that many products that we use in our daily lives contain Camphor Oil?

What many people don’t know is the side effects that Camphor can cause.

Camphor is a waxy, flammable, transparent solid with a strong aroma. It is found in the wood of the Camphor laurel, a large evergreen tree found in Asia. It used to be made by distilling the bark and wood of the Camphor Tree. However, these days most Camphor is chemically manufactured and synthetic.

Using Camphor can cause side effects such as skin redness and irritation. Burming of the mouth and throat, nausea, and vomiting. For more severe cases, Camphor can even cause diarrhea, CNS depression and even death.

Toxic effects appear after the ingestion of approximately 2g (lethal dose adults: 4 g, children: 0.5-1 g, infants: 70 mg/kg of pure camphor).

We strongly urge our fellow mummies to be wary when using products containing Camphor Oil. Camphor is a very toxic compound which can prove fatal for infants and children on ingestion even in very small doses.

At Twinkle, we only use products made with Natural Ingredients.

The Multi-Purpose Baby Balm is a blend of natural and organic ingredients that can be used in multiple ways. Organic Pure Shea Butter, Organic Pure Beeswax and Organic Calendula Oil combine to protect and condition skin, relieve diaper rash, bumps and bruises, support scar healing, and soothe sore, sensitive, eczema-prone skin. Whitewood and Grape Seed Oils fuse to create a pleasant, but powerful remedy to ease stomach wind/pain, travel sickness, cough, flu, and insect bites. Lavender and Orange Essential Oils promote a sense of wellbeing and encourage restful sleep.


Organic Shea Butter 
- Contains a high concentration of natural vitamins and fatty acids that aids the skin’s natural collagen production to soften and strengthen
- Reduces inflammation
- Prevents dryness
- Protects the skin’s natural oils

Organic Pure Beeswax 
- An antibacterial humectant that provides a protective barrier for the skin without clogging pores
- Packed with vitamin A its anti-inflammatory properties encourage wound healing and support cell turnover and reconstruction
- Naturally produced by honeybees it is a far superior moisturiser to its more commonly used counterparts like mineral oil

Organic Calendula Oil 
- Has anti-inflammatory properties that help soothe sore, inflamed and itchy skin
- It softens and moisturises while treating severely chapped or dry skin and is especially effective in relieving diaper rash, eczema and related conditions

Whitewood Oil 
- A powerful counterirritant that relieves aches and pains from sore muscles, as well as alleviates stress, travel sickness, cough, headache, flu, fever, insect bites and stomach pain

Grapeseed Oil 
- Extracted from the seeds of grapes is a highly effective moisturiser that tightens skin, restores collagen, and reduces scars without clogging pores








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