An eco-friendly insect repellent and deodorizer born from Kusunoki (くすのき) or camphor trees from Kyushu, a Japanese island known for its rejuvenating hot springs and dramatic mountains.
Using Kusunoki from Kyushu, natural camphor wood blocks are produced by hand with meticulous craftmanship. This natural repellent and deodorizer is kind to your body and nature.
100% natural essential oil extracted from camphor tree from Kyushu. The scent of wood, which combines softness and freshness, brings a relaxing aromatherapy effect to your home.
Giant Camphor Tree in Kyushu
An insect repellent block created by craftsmen one by one by reusing the scraps of camphor tree. The scent repels pests when placed in a closet, a chest of drawers or a storage case. It can also be used to deodorize shoes or bathrooms.
How long will the aroma last?
When uses as an insect repellent, it lasts about 2-3 months. Place 2 to 3 pieces in one drawer. The scent from the wood block naturally repels insects. Drop camphor oil onto the wood block when the scent fades. It is most effective to place the eco-blocks in the four corners.
How much camphor oil should I put on one block?
Drop 1-2 drops on one eco-block and spread it evenly while rubbing against another block.
Is it okay to apply oil other than camphor oil?
Since our eco-block is made from camphor tree and camphor oil is applied, the scent of other essential oil may be mixed when other oils are applied. Though there is no harm in doing so. If you purchase Set 5, Eco Block 24 pieces in a premium paulownia box), which does not include any bottle of camphor oil, you may purchase any brand of camphor essential oil. Make sure the kind with 100% high quality essential oil with no perfume is purchased.
Is it safe to use during pregnancy?
There is no problem with the amount used as an insect repellent. Please refrain from using the essential oil in bath.
Is it safe for children?
There is no problem with the amount used as an insect repellent. Do not use directly onto the skin or ingest.
Is it safe to apply directly onto my skin?
It is not recommended to apply 100% essential oil directly onto the skin, as it can cause irritation and sensitization.
Using a 2% essential oil dilution is generally considered a safe guideline for topical application of essential oils on adults. For children or elderly, use only a 1% dilution.
A good rule of thumb when seeking to make a 2% dilution using the by-the-drop method is to add 3-5 drops of essential oil to 30 ml of cold pressed carrier oil, such as sweet almond oil or jojoba oil.