Camphor As Mosquito Repellent – How To Get Rid Of Mosquitoes

Camphor As Mosquito Repellent – How To Get Rid Of Mosquitoes

As we welcome the monsoons soon, greet your dear friends – mosquitoes, bugs & insects! Yes, those dreadful bites on your child’s delicate skin, the red rashes that will stay for 2-3 days render a dengue or malaria scare. Scared already? Fret not. We are here to tell you the benefits of Camphor As Mosquito Repellent – How To Get Rid Of Mosquitoes.

Camphor meaning in Hindi – Kapur. Camphor in Tamil – Karpuram. It is a waxy, white or transparent substance extracted by distilling the bark and wood of the Camphor Laurel tree found in Asia widely used in Aromatherapy.

Camphor Uses & Health Benefits

Camphor As Mosquito Repellent - Home Remedies To Get Rid Of Mosquitoes
  • Topical administration (rubbed on skin) or inhaled relieves nasal congestion and cough when rubbed on the chest as camphor oil (FDA approved camphor concentration should be <11%).
  • Camphor with Neem Oil is a NATURAL MOSQUITO REPELLENT with immediate effect without any side effects and very cost effective.
  • Treatment of minor burns.
  • Camphor is also used in some anti-itch ointments, creams and cooling gels because it is can be absorbed through skin and is effective at treating pain locally.
  • It is used topically to increase blood flow – an anti-irritant helping in reduction of pain and swelling by caused by constant irritation.
  • It has an analgesic effect which makes it a favorite oil to be used in pain relieving massage blends for sore muscles and arthritic pain. (FDA approved camphor concentration should be between 3-11%)
  • Camphor is known to improve the quality