Store-bought chest rubs are made from a petroleum base and contain “questionable” preservatives and other ingredients.
Making your own chest rub for coughs and congestion at home is cheaper, more natural and more effective. This wonderful recipe from Keeper Of The Home contains just four ingredients: coconut oil, beeswax, eucalyptus essential oil and white camphor essential oil.
You can experiment with all sorts of different essential oils such as hyssop, rosemary, thyme and peppermint which all help to relieve chest congestion. But do be aware that some essential oils are not safe for pregnant women so do your research first.
Do you want to discover the full herbal vapor rub recipe? Here it is…