[LMB] OT: Cough Drop Bears

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Sat Aug 10 02:19:11 BST 2019

On Fri, 9 Aug 2019 07:23:15 +0000, Gwynne Powell
<gwynnepowell at hotmail.com> wrote:

>Gwynne: Vick's Vaporub is the same here, not a pharmacy. I'm not sure how much
>eucalyptus is used overseas, but it pops up in plenty of things here. Floor cleaners,
>fresh air sprays, scented tissues (the eucalyptus tissues are great when you have a
>cold.) Mum uses eucalyptus oil as a stain remover - it does a very good job (put it on
>the back of the fabric).

Eucalyptus oil is used in all manner of things here (including Vick's
and various cough sweets, rubs, etc).

M&S are also selling bedding made with eucalyptus fibre blended with
cotton, and very nice it is.    It's known as Tencel or Lyocell.
The best course of action is one far too many companies seem
only able to recognize in hindsight: don't screw over your

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