Vicks Vaporub 50g
Vicks Vaporub 50g
Explore the comforting effects of Vicks Vaporub 50g, a trusted remedy against the symptoms of the common cold, including coughs, sore throat, catarrh, and congestion. This medicinal ointment is enriched with a powerful blend of active ingredients such as Menthol, Camphor, Eucalyptus oil, and Turpentine oil. These components synergize to alleviate symptoms and facilitate easier breathing. Vicks Vaporub is suitable for use by individuals starting from the age of 2 years, making it a versatile option for family health care.
- Symptomatic relief from cold symptoms including coughs, sore throat, catarrh, and congestion
- Composed of Menthol, Camphor, Eucalyptus oil, and Turpentine oil for effective relief
- User-friendly application by massaging into the chest, throat, and back, or through inhalation via hot water
- Offers vapours for up to 8 hours for enduring relief from cold symptoms
- Appropriate for adults and children aged 2 years and older
What are the benefits of using Vicks Vaporub?
It offers relief from the discomfort of cold symptoms, aids in clearing the airways, supports easier breathing, and provides vapours for up to 8 hours.
How does Vicks Vaporub work?
The combination of active ingredients in Vicks Vaporub, including Menthol and Camphor, works to soothe coughs, while Eucalyptus oil and Menthol help relieve nasal congestion, and Eucalyptus oil addresses catarrh.
Can Vicks Vaporub be used on children?
Yes, Vicks Vaporub is safe for use on children aged 2 years and older.
Levomenthol 2.75% w/w, Camphor 5.00% w/w, Eucalyptus Oil 1.50% w/w, Turpentine Oil 5.00% w/w Also includes Thymol, Nutmeg Oil, Cedarwood Oil, White Soft Paraffin
Usage and Instructions
Rub Vicks VapoRub liberally on the chest, throat and back, covering the whole affected area for maximum effect. Wear loose clothes to allow vapours to be inhaled easily.
For children (infants and babies over 6 months), apply lightly to the chest and back and rub in gently.
Alternatively, you can use the inhalation method. Melt two teaspoons of Vicks VapoRub in very hot (but not boiling) water. Inhale the medicated vapours for 10-15 minutes.
Caution: Never reheat the mixture.
Do not use Vicks VapoRub on babies under 6 months of age.
Do not swallow this product or place it inside your nostrils.
If you are pregnant, breastfeeding or taking any other medicines, consult your doctor before taking this product.
There are some slight side effects associated with this product, although not everyone will get them.
Occasionally, Vicks VapoRub can cause temporary reddening of the skin in the region where the product has been applied.
This is normal, and the redness fades and disappears within hours without any further action. If the reddening does not disappear or if you notice anything else unusual, or have any unexpected side effects, please talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
Orders placed before 8.pm on working days are dispatched the same day.
Standard delivery (Evri)
Price: £3.49, or free on orders over £25.
Delivers in 2 days, excluding Sunday.
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Price: £4.99, or free for orders over £35.
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