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Vicks VapoRub Topical Ointment
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Vicks VapoRub Topical Ointment

BY VICKS #1 in Cough, Cold, & Flu

4.8 out of 5 stars
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  • 4 Stars9%
  • 3 Stars1%
  • 2 Stars0%
  • 1 Star0%
4.87 / 5 based on 852 Reviews

Product Description

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PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS
  • "A spoonful in boiling water in a bowl works wonders on a stuffy nose." in 11 reviews
  • "Whenever I smell it, I am reminded of being a little kid having a stuffy nose, having my Snoopy thermos by the bed with chicken noodle soup in it and having my mom or dad rub this stuff all over me." in 9 reviews
  • "From my own childhood, to now being a mother of 2 boys, this is a staple in our medicine cabinet." in 6 reviews
  • "here is a trick for you readers, when sick with a cold put this under both your feet and put socks on afterward it will help you sleep all night." in 5 reviews
  • "It did a decent job at clearing up my nasal passages, however, it ended up irritating the area I rubbed it on and also made my sinuses burn! " in 5 reviews
Teodora D.
Brooklyn,NY
240 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
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I was instantly in love with this product from the moment I tried it. It really works!!!
I had a cough for weeks. My throat was sore and inflamed and my nose runny. I was constantly drinking tea and taking cough drops but it didn’t really help. I biught VapoRub, applied it to my cheat and throat and felt muh better the next day. My throat was not as sore and I felt energized and healtier.
I love that a product that is not a cough syrup or a pill can be so effective! I certainly think it’s a safer and healthier option than most medications.
Applying the product is super easy. Minutes after applying I can feel a ticklish, minty sensation which honestly feels quite nice. It cleares my nasal area and makes me breathe easier.

I recommend trying this product if you haven’t already! You’ll be amazed!
Daisy T.
206 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 2
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I would always joke with my mom about Vick's being the "Mexican cure all." I would never tell her how right that is. Growing up, when ever I got sick with a cold, she would tell me to rub some Vick's on my chest, back, nose and throat. Legit, it helps a lot, especially when my nose gets red. Slap some Vick's on your nose before you go to bed, and it won't be red the next day. The last time I got sick with a cold (Xmas 2017), she gave me a small tin of Vick's that's travel friendly, or in her words, "so you can take it to work." This product is A+++++++
Jennifer S.
Spokane, WA
535 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
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The worst part for me about having a bad cold is when you also get severe chest congestion. This is a great way to ease the discomfort associated with upper respiratory symptoms as it soothes your chest and also helps with congestion because you breathe in the menthol scented vapors. The price is reasonable and you can find this at most stores so it very convenient.
Brisa E.
Redwood City, CA
124 reviews
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This is a product that has been in our family for generations. We apply it on our chest and throat to relief the common cold, and help us breath better. It is an ointment that travels with us everywhere we go. It is affordable and can't be found just about anywhere. Another great thing about this is that you can use it on adults and children two years and over
Liz T.
293 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
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This has been the he’ll all medicine in my family since the dawn of time. Have a cough? Use VapoRub. Have a study/runny nose? Use VapoRub. Have a hangover? Use VapoRub (not really but you get it). This product just makes me feel better when ever I feel run down or under the weather. I keep a jar on my nightstand. With all medicines, read the label and do your research. Don’t rely on someone else’s opinion or experience.
BriAnna 💀.
Resaca, GA
226 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
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I love Vicks vaporub! It has that great menthol smell and feel, and opens up your sinuses like no other. You can apply it on your chest, nose, neck/throat area when you're sick when you go to bed & it always helped me fall asleep like a dream! It can clear up your stuffy nose in no time. Just don't get it near the eyes because it can burn/sting from how much menthol is in it.
Wilka B.
New holland, PA
264 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 2
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I’ve been using this since I can remember, for everything!!!! Cough, cold, feet, lips, fever, headache... you name it, done. Hispanic use this a lot and helps too. Recommend this for everything and for any one. Babies, toddler, grown, old.
avani p.
265 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
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Ever since I was young, I would have growing pains. This would always help soothe my pain and make me feel so much better. I didn't like the smell too much since I always associate it with bad times of pain, but it has helped so much. Anytime I pull a muscle, I use this product to help ease the pain.
Nava S.
Indiana
172 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
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I love this. This is always a go-to in my family when someone has the cold. It’s very soothing and relaxing. Some people don’t like the smell of it, but I do! When I have a cold with a stuffy nose, just smelling it helps clear up my nose. I would definitely recommend this to keep at home.
Abbey R.
Crescent City, CA
238 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
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Just the smell alone of the product is so relieving. It helps sooo much with congestion and breathing. I do not think it is supposed to help with sore throat, but once you start to smell again, the smell of this product also soothes my throat. This is a must have for the sick days!
Arlene V.
Miami, FL
63 reviews
Has anyone used it on the palms of your feet at night for a cough? Is that just an old wives tale?
Yarikza A.
ELGIN, SC
163 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 2
Has anyone used this to treat their acne?
Holly P.
Fredericksburg, VA
46 reviews
Put some in a wax heat lamp and it filters the air.
Courtney D.
Otway, OH
121 reviews
Can this really cause pneumonia?
Mel R.
42 reviews
I've heard of a few people that actually eat Vaporub when they feel that they are getting a sore throat. Could this make you sick?

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