Vapour Rub

Vapour Rub

A gentle, versatile rub-on decongestant
bed time
  • Suitable from 3 months
  • Helps decongest little ones, so they can feed and sleep in comfort
  • Nice and relaxing for little one

Snufflebabe® Vapour Rub is an effective and mild decongestant containing a gentle blend of Eucalyptus Oil, Menthol and Thyme Oil. The vapours from these oils help to ease your little one’s nasal congestion so they can feed more comfortably and sleep more soundly.

Snufflebabe® Vapour Rub is a topical ointment to relieve nasal congestion. Contains Eucalyptus oil 2.0%, Menthol 1.5% and Thyme oil 0.5%. Always read the label.

What is it good for?

  • A soothing mix of slow releasing Eucalyptus Oil, Menthol and Thyme oil
  • Gentle. Soothing for baby.
  • Calming. A relaxing rub for your little one.
  • Relief. Easy way to help baby or toddler.

How does it work?

Step 1 of 3

Lightly rub a small amount onto your baby's chest or throat, being careful not to use on broken skin or around the nostrils.

Step 2 of 3

It is nice for baby to have a soothing rub

Step 3 of 3

You can tie a muslin out of baby's reach for night-long relief

Vapour Rub works well with

bed time

Vapour Oil

Essential oils that release soothing vapours to help your baby breathe clearly

bed time

Bath Bubbles

Paediatrician approved bath bubbles with Eucalyptus, Camphor, Thymol and Menthol.

any time

Nasal Aspirator

Helps physically clear your baby’s nose for instant relief from congestion



Is Snufflebabe Vapour Rub suitable for newborn babies?

Snufflebabe Vapour Rub can be used from the age of three months. Below this age it’s best to consult your GP, pharmacist or health visitor.

What are the active ingredients in Snufflebabe Vapour Rub?

Eucalyptus oil, Menthol and Thyme Oil. These have been used for many years in vapour rubs and inhalation remedies to help relieve congestion.

Can Snufflebabe Vapour Rub be used together with other products?

Snufflebabe Vapour Rub can be used alongside products from the Snufflebabe range. Speak to your GP, pharmacist or health visitor if you’re giving your baby any other medicines.

Are there any side effects?

Sometimes, allergic reactions may occur where the product has been applied such as skin rash or reddening. If your baby experiences any side effect at all, you should speak to your GP and discontinue use. You can help contribute to the safety of this medicine by reporting any unwanted side effects at; alternatively you can call Freephone 0808 100 3352 (available between 10am-2pm Monday – Friday) or fill in a paper form available from your local pharmacy.

Does Snufflebabe Vapour Rub contain any ingredients derived from animals?

No, none at all.

Is there any alcohol in Snufflebabe Vapour Rub?

No, it’s completely alcohol free.

Can I use Snufflebabe Vapour Rub in my baby's nose

No, don’t put the product in your baby’s nostrils.

My baby has broken skin, can I still use Snufflebabe Vapour Rub?

No, keep the product away from your baby’s broken skin.

When should I not use Snufflebabe Vapour Rub on my baby?

Don’t use Snufflebabe Vapour Rub if your baby is allergic to any of the ingredients or if your baby is under 3 months, unless advised by a GP, pharmacist or health visitor