Vicks Vaporub (50g)



How to treat common cold symptoms? Fight against them! When you have a cold, turn to Vicks VapoRub oinment to relieve your blocked nose, sore throat and cough due to colds.

VICKS VapoRub is a medicinal ointment containing:

  • Levomenthol
  • Camphor
  • Eucalyptus oil
  • Turpentine oil

VICKS VapoRub can be used for the symptomatic relief of:

  • Nasal catarrh
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion
  • Coughs due to colds

Rub on Method

(Adults) Rub VapoRub liberally on the chest, throat and back. Rub in well over the whole area and leave nightclothes loose for easy inhalation.
(Children over 2 years) Apply lightly to chest and back. Rub gently and leave clothes loose for easy inhalation.

Inhalation Method

(Adults and children over the age of 12) Melt two teaspoons of VapoRub in very hot water and inhale the vapours.
Not recommended for children under 2 years of age. Read the package leaflet before use.

Features & Benefits

VICKS VapoRub relieves 4 cold symptoms so the whole family can have a good night’s sleep.

When children wake up at night because of a cold (blocked nose or cough), it can disturb the whole family’s sleep!

VICKS VapoRub is a medicinal ointment which fights the symptoms of colds in adults and children above 2 years old. Thanks to its Menthol, Camphor, Eucalyptus oil and Turpentine oil, VICKS VapoRub relieves:


VICKS VapoRub releases vapours for up to 8 hours.

VICKS VapoRub is fast acting on cold symptoms which can disturb your sleep:

  • Relieves blocked nose in about 1 minute
  • Reduces cough in about 15 minutes
  • Releases vapours for up to 8 hours


For adults and children above 2 years old, gently massage onto the chest and back before going to bed. Adults should also rub VICKS VapoRub rub on the throat. Whilst it is being used loose comfortable clothing should be worn, so that the vapours  can be easily inhaled.

The ointment can also be used for inhalation by adults and children above 12 years old. Melt two teaspoons of VapoRub into a suitable bowl with hot water (not boiling) and inhale the vapours.

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