Frequently Asked Questions

What does Ingram's Camphor Cream Do?
Ingram's Camphor Cream soothes, nourishes, and protects dry, chapped, sore hands, elbows, legs, cracked heels, and any other dry skin problem area.

Where can I use it?
Ingram's Camphor Cream is for dry skin. The cream can be used over the entire body wherever dry skin appears. Most commonly used on hands, elbows, knees, and feet because they are prone to get dry.

What is Camphor and where does it come from?
Camphor is a substance that comes from the camphor tree. The trees grow tall and have white flowers. Most grow in Japan and China, and on the island of Taiwan.

Is it safe to use on the skin?
Camphor cream is a very safe product that has been perfected for over 65 years.The concentration of camphor in the product is only 0.67g which scientific research has shown to be beneficial to the skin.

How long has it been available?
Ingram's Camphor Cream has been in production for over 65 years in South Africa. It is currently also used in the USA, Europe, the Middle East and the rest of Africa. However, it is new in Australia and is being introduced for the first time by Africos.

What is the difference between the two formulas?
The difference between the two formulas is minimal. They both soothe and nourish dry skin; however the regular formula is white in colour and free of colourant. The Herbal Ingram's Camphor Cream has colourant that makes the cream light green as well as a herbal essence that most describe as "fresh."

Can my children use it on their skin?
Yes. Children can use Ingram's Camphor Cream on their skin sparingly.