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Vicks VapoRub is safe. It is actually a Vaseline type of ointment that contains camphor oil or menthol. All it does is create a nice vapor that when inhaled actually de-congests the sinus cavity. Make sure though you don't put it like in your nose or right below your nose. It's meant to be rubbed on the chest. Follow and read the directions on the container. That's very important.

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