Family – Lauraceeae
Camphor Laurel is an evergreen tree growing to a height of 20m. It has a large, spreading canopy and a short bole up to 1.5m in diameter. Trees are easily identified by the pungent camphor odour rising from crashed leaves or exposed wood.
Camphor Laurel was introduced to Australia as an ornamental species in about 1822. It is a native to China and Japan where it has been used commercially for its timber and essential oils since the 17th century.
This product is finished using scented wood polish produced by Tinderbox of Balingup, WA. The polish contains bees was, linseed oil, plant turpentine and pre essential oils: rosewood, cedar wood, petitgrain, bergamont, benzoin, cloves and nutmeg. This creates a natural glow to the timber. The wax is non-toxic, nourishing and protective.
This product may be cared for and protected by periodically applying a coat of a beeswax based wax and buffing with a soft cloth.