Camphor is a mild pain reliever.
Menthol is either manmade or made from the extracts of mint oil. Menthol provides a cooling sensation when applied to the skin.
Camphor and menthol topical (for the skin) is a combination medicine used to relieve minor muscle or joint pain. This medicine may also be used as a chest rub to soothe chest congestion and relieve cough caused by the flu or common cold.
Arctic Relief, Berri-Freez, DermaSarra, Fast Freeze, Freeze It, Medicated Chest Rub (obsolete1), Men-phor, Mentholatum Ointment, Sarna, Theraflu Vapor Stick, Tiger Balm
severe burning, stinging, or irritation after using this medicine; or
breathing problems after using this medicine on the chest or throat.
(topical film, topical stick, topical lotion, topical ointment, topical gel, topical cream)