Cure the Common Cold with This Homemade Vapor Rub

Got a cough, stuffy nose, and chest congestion? Get instant relief with this easy-to-make homemade vapor rub! This simple vapor rub for cough and congestion takes minutes to make, it uses natural, organic ingredients and it works a lot better than the store-bought version. Check out the recipe below!


1 cup of coconut oil

2 tablespoons beeswax pastilles

40 drops RC essential oil

30 drops Peppermint essential oil

30 drops Aroma Ease essential oil

10 drops Lemon essential oil

5 drops Thieves essential oil


1. Place a glass bowl over a pot of simmering water and melt the coconut oil and beeswax together.

2. Turn off the heat and stir in the essential oils.

3. Let cool a bit and pour into an airtight jar.

4. Store in a dark, cool place.

5. Rub on the chest when needed for instant relief.

6. Rub on the chest when needed for instant relief.

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