Many of us are usingВ Vick VapoRub asВ a safe balm, compelling for nasal clog, fever, and a lot of otherВ affections.
Reading this articleВ will make people question it’s use, especially the parents.
A Mexican mother wantsВ to raise the awareness about the use ofВ Vick VapoRub, after she lost herВ 2-years-old baby!
When she noticed that her baby had a fever, she considered it was just a common cold. SheВ rubbed a little Vick VapoRub under his nose, on his chest, and back.
She was tired andВ laid down next toВ him. After several hours sheВ noticed her son wasn’t breathing.
She immediately took him to the hospital, but the doctors concluded the child had been dead for hours. In the medical report they stated a death due to inflammation in the respiratory track, which was caused from aВ famous ointment.
The mother only wantedВ to help him breathe, but theВ ointment did the opposite. The problem is thatВ Vick VapoRub isВ effective only for adults.В In case of a baby, theВ ointmentВ increases the mucus by 60%, andВ blocks the breathing.
The label ofВ the ointment warnsВ it’sВ usage inВ children younger than 3 yearsВ old.
We always have toВ read the labels when we use some remedy. We should also ask for expert’s advice when we want to use some home remedy.
We must be careful, because onlyВ a simple mistake canВ take our loved ones!