Is Applying Vicks VapoRub is safe on kids ?


While Vicks vaporub is banned in many countries we are still using such toxins at our home so randomly.

Camphor and Menthol used in this product seems to be cough reliever, however excessive or regular use of  it on skin can cause irritation and itching.

Why Isn’t Vicks safe for kids ?

Vicks Vaporub is strictly NOT meant for children and babies under age the age of 2 years.

  1. Ingredient of the product Camphor and Menthol if absorbed into the skin or ingested can be proved as excessively poisonous for Children.
  2. Its application actually makes it more difficult to Breath.. as it increases mucous in kids (Note: Infants do not know how to breath through mouth, so its dangerous if we block their nose)
  3. Menthol can be so harsh on tender skin of kids and can cause rashes, itching and peeling.

DISCLAIMER: Never use any drug or medicine for children without prescription.

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