What is Vicks vaporub used for?
Relieving a blocked nose, catarrh (build up of mucus in the nose, throat or chest), sore throat or cough associated with a cold.
How does Vicks vaporub work?
Vicks vaporub contains four active ingredients, levomenthol, eucalyptus oil, turpentine oil and camphor. These are traditional medicines used as inhalations for their decongestant and soothing effect.