Sunday, January 20, 2008

VICKS VAPOR RUB ON FEET TO STOP COUGHING

I recently got an e-mail explaining that if you had a persistent cough, that you could put Vicks Vapor Rub on your feet and the cough would stop. Well, Emma has a cough so I decided I would try this little beauty out. As I was putting it on her I told her that the worst that could happen was that she'd get a foot massage. She looked at me like my hair was on fire but agreed that it felt nice. She was coughing about every minute. I rubbed VVR generously on her feet and sure enough... About five minutes later, the cough was gone and she was sleeping soundly. I don't understand the science of it but hey... it's worth a try.

Blessings,
Dana

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Yeah, that is pretty weird... I will have to give it a try. Janey does have a little cough.

Becky said...

i wonder if that is only true for kids b/c it didn't work on mine. i coughed for almost 3 months! i'm glad it worked for her though. at least that meant mommy got more sleep!

Tony & Susan said...

wow! crazy! glad it worked! my mom used to put it on my chest and she would put a warm wet washcloth on it. strangly, it is a nice little childhood memory. thanks for the reminiscing :)

Michael and Hannah said...

Wow! Can you use Vicks on a 2-year-old? I heard poor Wesley cough over the baby monitor all night last night, but they have yanked children's cough meds from the market and I'm scared to give him anything now.

Alexis said...

I will have to share that with the moms I work for, the babies get coughs and stuff all the time...and often pass them my way of course!