Vicks VapoRub® Blogger Brigade Wrap Up

June marks the end of my participation in the Vicks VapoRub® Blogger Brigade, so for my last post, I thought I’d leave you with a few factoids about Vicks VapoRub  to file away in your mind  for when you need them:

  • Vicks VapoRub® has been around for over a CENTURY!
  • VapoRub® is the #1-selling branded children’s cough cold product appropriate for children ages two and up.
  • None of the Vicks products contain Gluten.
  • On average, people have a cough or cold for 2½ years of their lives, and for about one year of this time they are unfit to attend work.
  • Vicks VapoRub® is indicated for adults and children two years of age and older.
  • The active ingredients in Vicks VapoRub are Camphor, Menthol and Eucalyptus Oil.  Camphor and Menthol are cough suppressants and topical analgesics.  Eucalyptus oil, in combination with Camphor and Menthol is used as a cough suppressant.
  • The aromatic active vapors in Vicks VapoRub are continually released and inhaled for up to eight hours. The inhaled vapors work in the nose and throat. The combination of vapors in Vicks VapoRub, including menthol and camphor, may reduce a cough by acting on airway sensory nerves.  These actives also relieve minor muscle aches and pains in joints and muscles by acting on sensory nerve endings when applied to the skin.
  • If you live in the US, you can keep up with the latest and greatest regarding Vicks VapoRub® on Facebook.

Here’s hoping you have a cold and ache free summer, but if you don’t, then you know where to turn.

Disclosure:  This is my last post as a compensated member of the Vicks VapoRub Blogger Brigade.

{I’m turning off comments on this post so that you can comment on the Vicks VapoRub Facebook page if you are so inclined.}