What is Vicks VapoRub?
Vicks VapoRub contains:
- Menthol and camphor to calm a cough
- Eucalyptus and menthol to relieve nose congestion
- Eucalyptus to relieve catarrh
How to use Vicks VapoRub
Always use at the first sign of a cold to get maximum benefit.
Adults: Rub liberally onto the chest, throat and back, Cover the whole area for maximum effect. Leave night clothes loose to allow vapours to be inhaled easily.
Children over 2 years: Gently help to rub away the symptoms of your child's cold with your tender touch. Apply lightly to chest and back. Leave clothes loose for easy inhalation.
Inhalation Method for Vicks VapoRub
Adults: If head cold or nasal catarrh persists, for deep action relief melt two teaspoons of Vicks VapoRub in a bowl of very hot (not boiling) water. Inhale the soothing medicated vapours for 10 - 15 minutes.
What does Vicks VapoRub contain?
Levomenthol 2.75% w/v, camphor 5.00 w/v, eucalyptus oil 1.50% w/v, turpentine oil 5.00% w/w.