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For almost a century, people across North America have reported excellent results with Rawleigh® Medicated Ointment. Concentrated with agents such as camphor, menthol, and oil of eucalyptus, Apply to chest and nasal areas for quick and lasting relief of minor nasal irritation and congestion. Rawleigh Medicated Ointment can also be used to treat chafed skin and superficial cuts and burns. This product is for topical application only.

  • Relieves nasal irritation and head cold congestion
  • Helps relieve discomfort associated with haemorrhoids
  • Anti-inflammatory and moisturises the skin
  • Provides soothing relief to superficial burns, scratches, cuts and other minor skin injuries
  • 1 x Medicated Ointment CA$14.99

Rawleigh® Medicated Ointment provides the time tested result to help relieve and heal both congestion and nasal irritation. It can also be used to cure muscular soreness and pain.

Concentrated with agents such as camphor, menthol, and oil of eucalyptus, Medicated Ointment is ideal for prompt and satisfying results. It can be applied to chest and nasal areas for quick and lasting relief of minor nasal irritation and congestion. It can also be used to treat chafed skin and superficial cuts and burns. It also helps temporarily relieve anal itch and the discomfort generally associated with haemorrhoids.

Some of the ingredients used in Rawleigh’s Medicated ointment are chosen for their superior quality. Camphor, Menthol, oil of Eucalyptus, Base petroleum, mineral oil and Cocoa butter are some of the key ingredients. For instance, camphor which acts as mild anaesthetic and antimicrobial substance is an important ingredient in vapour rubs, balms and liniments. It helps relieve pain and swelling especially on the skin. It temporarily causes numbness of sensory nerve ending of the skin helping relieve the inflammation. It also helps in treating cold and coughs which is why it is an ingredient that is used in many vapours and decongestants.

Camphor and its essential oil also

  • Improves blood circulation and metabolism
  • Prevents bacterial and fungal infections of the skin
  • Relieves spasms and cramp pain
  • Reduces inflammation and the pain caused by it

Another important ingredient, menthol is known for its cooling, anaesthetic, decongestant, antiseptic, and antibacterial properties. They help with the following:

  • Calms sunburns when mixed with Aloe Vera gel
  • Reduces fever
  • Reduces inflammation that causes a sore throat
  • Reduces irritation when applied directly to cuts, scrapes and bruise
  • Relieves stress, anxiety and nervousness when used in aromatherapy 

Oil of Eucalyptus in ointments and inhalants helps relieve congestion. Eucalyptus oil in Rawleigh Medicated Ointment uses antibacterial, decongestant, analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties. Base petroleum, mineral oil and cocoa butter helps in softening and moisturizing the skin.


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Eccles, R., Lancashire, B., and Tolley, N. S. The effect of aromatics on inspiratory and expiratory nasal resistance to airflow. Clin Otolaryngol.Allied Sci 1987;12(1):11-14. View abstract.

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Q: What does Rawleigh Medicated Ointment do?

A: It temporarily relieves cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation associated with the common cold, sore throats. It can also be used to temporarily relieve minor aches and pains on muscles and joints.

Q: How does Rawleigh Medicated Ointment work?

A: Rawleigh Medicated Ointment contains medicated vapors that enter the nose and mouth to help soothe a cough.

Q: What is Rawleigh Medicated Ointment?

A: Rawleigh Medicated Ointment is appropriate for children ages two and up—is a topical cough medicine with medicated vapors. It starts working very quickly for adults, as well, to relieve cough symptoms. Rawleigh Medicated Ointment may also be applied to muscles and joints to temporarily relieve minor aches and pains.

Q: How do I use Rawleigh Medicated Ointment?

A: For cough suppression, rub a thick layer of Rawleigh Medicated Ointment on your chest and throat. Cover with a warm, dry cloth if desired. Keep clothing around your throat and chest loose to allow the vapors to reach the nose and mouth. For muscle and joint pain, rub Rawleigh Medicated Ointment onto the affected area no more than three to four times daily.

Q: What ingredients are in Rawleigh Medicated Ointment?

A: The active ingredients in Rawleigh Medicated Ointment are camphor (a cough suppressant and topical analgesic), eucalyptus oil (a cough suppressant) and menthol (a cough suppressant and topical analgesic).

Q: How often can I use Rawleigh Medicated Ointment?

A: For cough suppression, Rawleigh Medicated Ointment may be used up to three times daily. Simply rub a thick layer on your chest and throat. For muscle/joint minor aches and pains, Rawleigh Medicated Ointment may be applied to the affected area no more than three to four times daily.

Q: Can Rawleigh Medicated Ointment be used on babies?

A: No. Rawleigh Medicated Ointment should only be used on children ages two years and up.

Q: Does Rawleigh Medicated Ointment expire?

A: No.

Q: Can I heat Rawleigh Medicated Ointment?

A: You should not heat or microwave the product. Do not add Rawleigh Medicated Ointment to hot water or any container where heating water. Doing so may cause splattering and result in burns.

The following are some of the unexpected uses of Rawleigh Medicated Ointment reported by users of this product – these are solely the opinions of the users not of the company:

1.) Get Rid of Pesky Mosquitoes - If you are ever out camping, you should always bring this product with you. Just a small dab on your clothes will keep the mosquitoes away.

2.) Get Rid of Chest Congestion All you need to do is apply a bit of this medicated ointment to your neck and chest to get rid of chest congestion.

3.) Stop Cats from Scratching Rawleigh medicated ointment may prevent your cat from scratching walls, windows, or doors if you apply a small amount to these areas.

4.) Keep Your Horse In Line A little under your horse’s nose will block out the scents of female ponies, so your horse will not be distracted during the big race.

5.) Eliminates Earache Pain Dab a little on a cotton ball and place it in your ear for several hours, several times a day. This will help eliminate the pain but it will not clear up an infection.

6.) Eliminate Nail Fungus If you suffer from nail fungus, just apply a little to the area two times a day until the fungus goes away.

7. Reduce Stretch Marks Stretch marks vanish within two-weeks of applying.

8.) Relieve Tennis Elbow The menthol and camphor in the ointment can reduce the pain associated with tennis elbow. Just apply to the affected areas on your elbows till the pain is gone.

9.) Help Cracked Heels You can put a thick glob of this ointment on your heels every night. Be sure to wear cotton socks while you sleep. When you wake up, just rinse off the ointment and pumice your heels.

10.) Heal Athlete’s Foot Put a bit of Rawleigh Medicated Ointment on your foot two times a day to combat athlete’s foot.

11.) Heal Sore Muscles If you have sore muscles from overuse, just take a little and apply it to your problem muscle. After that, apply a warm dry towel to the area. Then lie down and gently lift your troubled muscle till you can feel the soreness decrease.

12.) Cry on Command If you are cast in a role where you have to cry, just place a little under your eyes before the scene.

13.) Sinus Headache If you suffer from these nasty headaches, it is best to deeply breathe in straight from the can.

14.) Potty Train Pets Just put a bottle of Rawleigh Medicated Ointment any place you want to deter your pet from peeing on.

15.) Reduce Eczema A little is great for getting rid of itchiness and inflammation associated with eczema.

16.) Clears Up Acne Forget about Proactiv. A bit of Rawleigh Medicated Ointment will dry out your pimples in no time.

17.) Repels Insects Rawleigh Medicated Ointment is great for repelling outdoor insects. You can rub some on your neck, knees, elbows, and behind the ears if you are hiking. If you are sitting down, just open up a can of Rawleigh Medicated Ointment and place it by your side.

18.) Heal Dry Skin This medicated ointment works great as a skin moisturizer. If you have dry skin, just apply some and feel the results.

19.) Heal Bruises If you have a fresh bruise, no worries. Just mix some Rawleigh Medicated Ointment with a pinch of salt and apply it to your bruise.

20.) Heal Cuts A dab of Rawleigh Medicated Ointment speeds up recovery time for cuts and splinters.