I've tested it too and I'm still not convinced it does anything for her.
you're not teething. :D It's not like anbesol, or something like that
It's very weak. Oh, BTW. One of the best things is to put a bagel in the freezer, and let the baby chew on the frozen piece of bagel. It works wonders.
it's okay, it's just for chewing on, like a teething ring. It's also edible and okay if he gets some in his system.
Think about how much more sensitive your babies skin is, same with gums.
Oh, don't feel like an idiot. It is okay to be concerned about your baby, and wanting to take the pain away. It is your first kid? You will surely have many moments like this one, and so does every parent out there.