FINALLY FOUND THEM! YES!!! I was hunting for these all winter...homemade vicks shower disks If you are congested, pop one in the floor of your shower, let the steam do its work! Not sold in stores anymore!!
My sons doctor told me about this 37 years ago. Use Vicks Vapor Rub and socks. Even the worst cough can be stopped within 5-15 minutes, and lasts hours. Just apply the vapor rub generously to the bottom of your (or childs) feet, and cover with socks. works 100% of the time, and has been proven to work better than prescription drugs!...
This was our miracle cure last night! Alex didn't cough once after I have it to him. He has coughed once this morning. He told me "I am NOT doing that again", but after last night's results he will if I have to pour it down myself!
To make your own shapeable ice pack: Mix 1 part rubbing alcohol with 3 parts water in a ziploc bag and put in the freezer. (The alcohol will prevent the water from freezing completely.) When it’s frozen, wrap with a towel or cloth of some sort and apply.