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I can breathe again
Tesco Vapour Rub
Member Name: emmad5689
Tesco Vapour Rub
Advantages: Helps me breathe, price
Disadvantages: Leaves skin greasy
Having two daughters who are forever getting colds I have tried numerous different vapour rubs however when I became ill myself towards the end of last year I found this one and decided to give it a go thinking it would probably be better than the children suitable ones we had in the cupboard since it isn't suitable for the under 5's.
Tesco's vapour rub costs £1 for a 50g pot which is fantastic value when you compare it to the likes of Karvol vapour rub which costs £3.50 for a 45g tub.
The tub comes in a cardboard box which is green and white in colour with a little picture of some vapour floats up the box, the box shows the name of the product and states that you get 50g, on the back of the box there is a little bit of information such as keep out of the sight and reach of children (not sure why children can't see the product), protect from light, store in a cool place and keep container closed to prevent evaporation.
Inside the box there is a small blue plastic tub with a green screw cap lid on it, the pot has a label on it giving you the same information as the box which is good as it means you can throw the box away without losing the information.
To use the product you simply rub a small amount onto your chest, throat and back which is suggested to be done before bed. For adults you can also mix 2 teaspoons in hot water and inhale the vapours for a few minutes.
I personally have only used this to rub onto my chest and back rather than smelling the vapours. I find that the product is thick in consistancy so you don't need to use too much and the smell is very strong. I don't like how greasy the product is and how it leaves my skin feeling so I do only use this to help me sleep at night and be able to breathe through the night. This product works well and lasts a couple of hours, it made my cold much more bearable lets face it everyone feels better after a good nights sleep and this allows me to sleep so job done.
Summary: Allows me to breathe through the night