Vicks BabyRub Myths Debunked

What’s the earliest memory you have of your mum taking care of you? Did she make you some nice hot soup when you were cold and apply some Vicks to help you fight the cough better? Remember how good it felt to finally stop coughing and be able to breathe with ease once again?

For generations now, Vicks has been a part of families like yours all across India. And over the years, they have perfected their trade and innovated advanced products too.

One such innovation is Vicks BabyRub and it’s specially made for babies as young as 3 months old to toddlers up to 5 years of age. When used to massage your babies, it can help moisturize, soothe and relax them for better sleep too.

We know that as your baby grows, their sleeping patterns may be changing. Some babies even experience sleep regression around 4 months old, and he or she starts skipping naps and/or doesn’t sleep properly at night.

Your loving touch and Vicks BabyRub may take away the stress you face while helping your baby to relax and putting him to sleep.

But there are quite a few misconceptions about the product; so, here’s a chance to debunk those Vicks BabyRub myths!

Myth No. 1 - Vicks BabyRub is Not Safe for Babies

Vicks BabyRub is definitely SAFE for baby use – in fact – it is made especially for your little one when your baby is as young as 3 months old to toddlers up to 5 years of age. When combined with massage, it can help moisturise, soothe and relax your baby to sleep better. With a mother’s loving touch and the non-medicated ingredients of Vicks BabyRub, your baby will get a perfect blend of love and care.

Myth No. 2 - It Can Be Harsh for Baby’s Sensitive Skin

Carefully developed by skin experts, Vicks BabyRub’s formulation is mild enough to help soothe babies, especially when they are fussy or restless. It is made with natural ingredients such as Aloe Vera and Coconut oil that help moisturise their skin and mild fragrances of lavender, rosemary & eucalyptus. These fragrances help your baby relax, when massaged to your baby’s chest, back, arms and legs.

Myth No. 3 - Vicks BabyRub is a Lotion

Vicks BabyRub is a mild rub. Unlike lotions, all you need is a small amount to gently massage on your baby, to help soothe a fussy baby. When massaged regularly and daily, it can help babies feel relaxed, and may also help during sleep regression.

We know that as a parent, it is important for you to give your baby the best. Vicks BabyRub is one such mild rub that will help you soothe and relax your baby. So, they can have a blissful sleep and so can you!


Keep the areas of application loosely covered to avoid accidental ingestion or slipping while walking. Read the label carefully. Use as directed.