A lot of people are suppressing their coughs and wheezes by applying mentholated salve on their chests. But another methods was claimed to be more effective than this. According to the article of Daily Mail, some people say that when the mentholated salve is applied on the feet, it suppresses the cough better.
According to these people, after applying cream on your feet and putting on socks, you can have a comfortable, cough-free sleep.
Psychologist Dr. Lynne Jordan says that the cream can be causing this effect by relieving the stress. But there isn’t a clear information about how this application is successful.