Vicks VapoRub Vaporizing Ointment 50g

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Vicks VapoRub Chest Rub and Vapourising Ointment relieves 4 cough & cold symptoms; cough, blocked nose, muscular aches & pains.

Active ingredients in Vicks VapoRub work in two ways:

  1. By Inhalation – Medicinal vapours help relieve nasal congestion.
  2. By Stimulation – Rub in. VapoRub Acts directly on the skin, warming away muscular aches and pains

50g Ointment



For nasal congestion and coughs:

  • Rub-on:
    Adults and Children 2 years and above: Rub a thick layer on chest, neck and back.
  • Steam Inhalation:
    Adults and Children 6 years and above: Partly fill a bowl with steaming water (NOT BOILING) and add 10mL (2 teaspoonfuls) of VapoRub. Then gently inhale the steaming vapours with a towel over your head and bowl for 10-15 minutes. May be repeated up to four times a day. Use with care to avoid scalding.

For muscular aches and pains:

  • Adults and Children 2 years and above: Rub on affected areas up to four times a day or as directed by a physician.

Active Ingredients

Menthol 2.82% w/w
Eucalyptus Oil 1.33% w/w

Contains Racemic Camphor, Turpentine Oil, Cedar Leaf Oil, Nutmeg Oil and Thymol in White Soft Paraffin base.


When using for rub-on, DO NOT:

  • Use on children under 2 years of age unless directed by a physician.
  • Apply close to eyes.
  • Apply to nostrils, wounds or damaged skin.
  • Bandage tightly or use with heating pads/

When using for steam inhalation, DO NOT:

  • Use on children under 6 years of age.
  • Leave children unsupervised.
  • Heat in a amicrowave, or reheat mixture.
  • Add into the water that you are heating.

Consult a doctor:

  • If fever is present or symptoms persist.
  • If pregnant or breast-feeding before use.

While using this medicine:

  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • For external use only.
  • Avoid contact with eyes, mouth or mucous membrane. When exposed to eyes, rinse eyes with water immediately.
  • Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to any ingredients listed on the label.
  • If you have sensitive skin, test this product on a small are of skin before applying it to a large area.
  • Discontinue use if irritation develops.
  • Keep clothing loose.

Additional information





The Vicks® legacy is about more than just cold and flu medicine. It’s about giving families the opportunity to continue life—even on sick days—for more than 100 years.

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