Vicks Vaporub is a tried and tested formula to help relieve the symptoms of nasal congestion, sore throats, coughs and other symptoms associated with the cold virus.
Vicks Vaporub contains active ingredients including menthol and camphor to soothe the lining of your throat, reducing the severity of persistent, dry coughs. Vaporub also contains added eucalyptus to provide fast acting relief against nasal congestion.
To use, simply apply a liberal amount of Vaporub to the chest, back and throat and massage evenly. The mentholated vapours are then easily inhaled, providing soothing relief against your symptoms.
For best results, apply before bedtime and let the vapours get to work overnight.
Rub on Method :
Always use at first signs of a cold to get maximum benefit.
Children and Adults :
Rub liberally onto chest, throat and back - cover whole area for maximum effect.
Leave nightclothes loose to allow vapours to be inhaled easily.
Babies (over 6 months)
Apply lightly to chest and back. Rub in gently
Inhalation Method :
If head cold or nasal catarrh persists, for deep action relief melt Vicks VapoRub in hot water and inhale the soothing medicated vapours.
Melt two teaspoons of Vicks VapoRub in a bowl of very hot (not boiling) water. Inhale the medicated vapours for 10-15 minutes.
Caution : Never reheat the mixture
Active Ingredients : Menthol BP 2.82% w/w Camphor BP 5.46% w/w Eucalyptus Oil BP 1.35% w/w Turpentine Oil BP 4.71% w/w