Mar 26, 2007 · To stop nighttime coughing in a child (or adult as we found out personally), put Vicks Vapor Rub generously on the bottom of the feet at bedtime, then cover with socks. Even persistent, heavy, deep coughing will stop in about 5 minutes and stay stopped for many, many hours of relief. Never put Vicks VapoRub anywhere on the body of a child under 2 years old. Whether it is on the chest, feet or anywhere else, the camphor can be absorbed and unnecessarily puts your child's health at risk. Babies love to put their feet in their mouths too, increasing the chance of ingesting the toxic ingredients.
Jun 21, 2015 · “Some people have used Vicks Vapor rub for years for everything from chapped lips to sore toes and many body parts in between. But one usage is Author: Rebecca Wilson. Jan 07, 2016 · Does Vicks VapoRub stop coughs and colds when applied on your feet? Claims that rubbing Vicks VapoRub on the soles of the feet can help to stop a Author: Kashmira Gander.
Mar 20, 2007 · The Daily Debunker brings you the top stories on Snopes.com. This advisory that applying Vicks Vaporub (a brand of mentholated topical cream) to the bottom of . No, Rubbing Vicks Vaporub On Your Feet Does Not Prevent Coughing Unless your feet are coughing, in which case you might have a different problem.Author: Victoria-Mcnally.
Dec 07, 2018 · If your baby is under the age of 2, you should never apply Vicks to their chest, nose, feet, or elsewhere. You could try special nonmedicated rub Author: Chaunie Brusie, RN, BSN. Nov 09, 2017 · Vicks VapoRub has been around since 1919, when a Spanish flu epidemic solidified its place in American medicine cabinets, but only in relatively recent history have consumers begun using it on their feet instead of its intended application on the chest and Author: Maria Carter.
Sep 17, 2015 · RELATED: All-Natural Cold and Cough Remedies One of the most popular DIY cures involves rubbing Vicks VapoRub on the bottom of your child's feet and chest at night, covering with a .