Bohemian Botanicals

EMBODYBEE Chicks Vapour Rub


This is an EMBODYBEE all natural chest rub. Simple, yet effective for cold and flu to relieve a stuffy nose with the overpowering scent of eucalyptus oil gently messaged into the chest. It is also amazing as a natural deep heat alternative to help soothe sore muscles. 

To get the consistency just like petroleum jelly, I make a natural version that looks and feel just like Vaseline.  Castor oil and beeswax have a symbiotic relationship. When heated the beeswax is whisked into castor oil until the jelly like consistency is b achieved. This mixture provides a protective barrier to the skin, holding in moisture and helping to prevent and skin irritation. 

INGREDIENTS- Pure castor oil. Olive oil. Australian Beeswax. Eucalyptus oil. Winter green oil. Peppermint oil. 

Here is why you should buy my version and avoid Vaseline (petroleum jelly) at all costs. 

Petroleum jelly is a byproduct of the petroleum manufacturing process. Yes, petroleum as in petrol. The raw materials in petroleum jelly (what you smear on your skin) were actually discovered on an oil rig in 1859 – it was found building up in the machinery!
 A chemical that is hard to dispose of, so clever corperations have processed it into a skin product and sassy marketers have convinced consumers to buy the stuff. 

Petroleum jelly has the unique ability to absorb into our skin and lock itself into place in between cells in our liquid barrier. Manufacturers of the stuff will tell you this creates long lasting, smooth skin. But truth be told, petroleum jelly has no moisturizing properties of its own. Instead, it acts as an impermeable barrier to the skin. Sure it will lock in whatever moisture is underneath it to give your skin the appearance of being moisturized, but it will also lock in any dirt, sweat, or bacteria that exists. This barrier will also deter any added moisture or beneficial ingredients from other products to reach the skin. Also, since petroleum jelly is not water soluble, it does not easily wash away, which means it can build up in your system over time. 

Do not fear! I AM HERE.... with an alternative product... beeswax! Your skin will love it and is a much better product to trust for your long term health at a very affordable price. 

Comes in a beautiful 50ml Amber glass jar with an aluminium lid. 

This is another one of my 100% plastic free products as the sticker is paper, totally biodegradable and is printed with plant based inks and glues. 

Emily x

Please note, Bohemian Botanicals is not a medical/skincare professional. If you are unsure, please seek professional advice from your local GP before purchasing

** Import Tax Free Shipping within the EU :)

Pure castor oil. Olive oil. Australian Beeswax. Eucalyptus oil. Winter green oil. Peppermint oil.

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