Smell coming from Vicks
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My question is about the smell that comes from Vicks [i.e., Vicks Vaporub, used externally to relieve headaches]. Does it have any substance that reaches the stomach when I apply the Vicks in the area of the forehead and nose whilst fasting?.
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Praise be to Allaah.
The smell that comes from Vicks does not have any effect on the fast, because it is simply a smell that has no substance that can reach the stomach.
See also Question no. 37706
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