Originally Posted by Jen
I'm gonna go with no, I believe whoever told you that was messing with you.
Growing up we always put it on our chest or throats and covered them with a shirt or a bandana. But I have heard the feet thing. A friend of mine does this. I also found this online.
Vicks Vapor Rub on Feet Relieves Coughing - Urban Legends
They say that it really does help with coughing at night.