Can I use vicks vapor rub on my 2 year old?


If your child is 2 years old, yes you can safely use Vicks VapoRub on him/her. Thanks for asking AnswerParty!

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Vicks Ointments

Vicks VapoRub ointment is a mentholated topical cream manufactured by Vicks. VapoRub is indicated for use on the chest & throat for cough suppression due to the common cold or on muscles & joints for minor aches and pains. Users of VapoRub often apply it immediately prior to sleep. VapoRub is currently manufactured and packaged in India and Mexico. In Germany it is sold under the name Wick VapoRub.

Chest rub, cold rub, or vapor/vapour rub is a mentholated topical petrolatum-based gel intended to assist with minor medical conditions that temporarily impair breathing, including the common cold. It is applied to the chest, often immediately before sleeping.

Originally formulated by Vicks as its signature product, VapoRub, cold rubs are now manufactured by other pharmaceuticals under various brand names. The word Vicks, and less commonly, VapoRub are still used as genericized references to this product regardless of manufacturer or brand.

Edward Loughlin Mabry (1897–1989), was an American author, poet, and chemical tycoon.

During World War I Edward Mabry joined the Vick Chemical Company, founded by Lunsford Richardson in 1898. Vicks today is best known for its VapoRub, DayQuil, and NyQuil brands, and it was once home to Icy Hot and Oil of Olay as well. In 1948, after 32 years with the company in sales and advertising, Mabry was named President. In 1957 he also became chairman of the board of directors. Vicks became Richardson Merrell Inc. after merging with Marion Merrell Dow, and in 1985 was sold to Procter & Gamble, where it remains as a brand and product division.

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Human interest stories may be "the story behind the story" about an event, organization, or otherwise faceless historical happening, such as about the life of an individual soldier during wartime, an interview with a survivor of a natural disaster, a random act of kindness or profile of someone known for a career achievement.


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