Vicks Vaporub is a medicine which provides symtomatic relief from blocked nose, cough and muscular aches and pains due to colds. For relief, massage Vicks Vaporub on throat, chest and back. • For use in steam: Partly fill a bowl with steaming water, add 2 teaspoonfuls of Vaporub and inhale vapours for 10 or 15 minutes. Repeat as necessary. Children should be closely supervised to avoid scalding.