Camphor (Cinnamomum camphora) is a terpene (organic compound) that�s commonly used in creams, ointments, and lotions. Camphor oil is the oil extracted from the wood of camphor trees and processed by steam distillation.
Add 1-2 drops in a diffuser or in warm bathwater or in foot bath water. Pour 5-6 drops on tissue or mop and wipe the surface to repel ants Add in a spray bottle and sprinkle on ant hills.
Camphor is generally safe for adults when it�s used correctly. Lotions or creams containing small amounts of camphor can be applied to your skin. Never use undiluted camphor or products containing more than 11 percent camphor. Always do a skin patch test before using camphor on your skin. Apply a small amount of the camphor product to your inner forearm and wait 24 hours to see if any reaction occurs.