Baby & Child Chest Rub contains Peppermint, Eucalyptus & Lavender Oils traditionally used in herbal medicine to relieve coughs and the symptoms of colds. These ingredients act as topical expectorants and decongestants for the relief of the symptoms. Healthy hints Encourage your child to drink plenty of water to keep their throat moist and to help thin down and loosen mucus, making it easier to cough up. Your child may like to sleep with an extra pillow to help relieve night-time coughing. Keep your child in a warm air environment as much as possible and avoid moving from warm or cold air environments too quickly. Keep your child away from smoky environments.