ANT PROBLEM NO MORE! 1 cup sugar 3 Tablespoons of boric acid 3 cups warm water Mix the boric acid and sugar well. Add the warm water slowly, constantly stirring so it won't be lumpy. Store in a jar or container with lid. To use, put a cotton ball into the cap of a medicine or vitamin bottle. With a spoon, fill the cap to saturate the cotton. Place where you want it; make several if you need them in several places.