The main ingredient to Vicks VapoRub is Petroleum. In
addition, to it being a possible irritant, its overuse can be a cause of breast cancer. Petroleum jelly is used in 1 in every 14 products on the market and 40% of baby lotions and oils. PAHs or polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons are a contaminate in all petroleum jelly and could be linked to breast cancer. In a Columbia University study, researchers found that the breast tissue of women with breast cancer was 2.6 times more likely to contain elevated levels of PAHs bound to DNA (called DNA adducts) than the breast tissue of women without breast cancer. (HealthReport)
So why use Vicks VapoRub again? We have created a natural, organic, CHEMICAL-FREE chest rub that works just as well without all of the
harmful side effects.
Eucalyptus essential oil has anti-inflammatory,
expectorant, and mucolytic properties that help ease and move the mucus out. This essential oil has been widely used to relieve a cough, cold, and even bronchitis symptoms. Lemon Essential Oil also has
anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, and antibacterial properties that undoubtedly help give you relief.
Ingredients: Organic extra virgin olive oil, organic menthol,
organic beeswax, organic eucalyptus essential oil, organic
peppermint essential oil, organic rosemary
essential oil, organic tea tree essential oil, lavender
essential oil, clove essential oil and lemon essential oil.
For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes.
If any adverse reaction develops, stop use and contact a physician.