Does anyone know if Vet Rx is really

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by gritsar, Oct 11, 2009.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    campho phenique (sp?). I bought a bottle of it today to try on my roo's sore feet and it sures smell like the campho that I remember not so fondly from my childhood? My mom thought campho phenique was a miracle cure-all. [​IMG]
     
  2. RedHead

    RedHead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it's chicken Vick's lol which does have campho phenique in it, though I haven't checked my Vet RX bottle yet, I'm gonna google it though lol
    Vet RX is Made with 3.3% (v-v) alcohol U.S.P. The mixture contains Canada balsam, camphor, oil origanum, oil rosemary, blended in a corn oil base.
    http://www.drugs.com/vet/vetrx-caged-bird-remedy.html
     
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  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:So, it's the camphor I'm smelling. I'll never forget that smell! [​IMG]
     
  4. powerline

    powerline Out Of The Brooder

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    I saw the post you put up. If Camphor was toxic to birds, people would not be using it after over 100 years.
     

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