Vicks VapoRub has been used for treating cold, cough, headaches, congested nose, chest and throat stuffiness. But also, VapoRub can do much more than this.
This is one of the most widely products which is used for more than hundred years.
In the following article, you can read 21 more amazing uses of Vicks you haven’t imagine before.
1. Puts off Mosquitoes
Try to apply a little bit of Vaseline on your clothing and skin to keep away mosquitoes.
2. Sinus headaches
You should do this trick immediately if you are suffering from sinus headaches. Take a deep breath after you apply Vicks under your nose.
3. Ease Acne
Vicks can aid you clean skin. All you have to do is to apply it on your acnes a few times daily and it will dry out your acne and sooth the affected area.
4. Keep insects away
Rub Vicks on your neck, inner knees, elbows, and behind your eyes. Open Vicks bottle if you want to keep flies away while on a picnic. This is the best eco-friendly trick.
5. No more bruises
Combining a pinch of salt in Vicks VapoRub and applying it on a fresh bruise, it will help you get rid of it quickly.
6. Alleviate sore muscles
Massage your sore muscles with Vicks. After that, cover the area with a warm and dry towel. Lie down or lift the sore limb until the pain reduces and do this 3 times daily.
7. Moisturize your skin
Rub VapoRub on your skin if you have dry skin, and you will see the positive results in very short time.
8. Tennis elbow
If you want to get rid of the pain from tennis elbow, apply Vicks, the menthol and camphor will help you ease the pain.
9. Treat cracked heels
You can treat your cracked heels by applying some Vicks on your feet and then put on your socks. In the following morning, wash your feet with warm water and exfoliate the softened skin with pumice stone. You can keep your feet smooth by doing this every night.
10. Fingernail or Toenail fungus
Twice a day, you should apply Vicks on the infected toenail or fingernail, and then, put on your socks. Trim your nails until you completely remove the infected part.
11. Relieve congestion symptoms and cough
Apply Vicks on your throat and chest for this one.
12. Prevent your Cat’s scratching
Rub some Vicks to your windows, walls and doors if you want to stop your cat’s scratching.
13. Fast healing of cuts and splinters
Apply Vicks on any splinter or cuts to increase the time of healing and prevent infection.
14. Reek-free racehorses
If you are professional racer, we advise you to rub Vicks below the nostrils of racehorses on the race day. This will help you prevent the horses from the fascination stench of the female pony and keeps the focused on the race.
15. Stretch marks
By applying Vicks on the affected area, you can decrease the visibility of the awful stretch marks, and you will get the first positive results just after 2 weeks of regular application.
16. Prevent your Pet’s peeing
Place an open bottle of Vicks to avoid your pet’s wetting on the rug or any area of the house.
17. Eczema free
Ease the inflammation and itchiness of eczema by applying Vicks on the affected skin.
18. Relieve terrible ear pain
Apply some cotton ball and then put it in the painful ear. You can warm garlic clove in the microwave for 10 seconds and then apply some Vicks vapo rub on one of the ends of the clove and place it in your ear.
19. Athlete’s feet
Applying Vicks twice a day, will significantly heal athlete’s feet.
20. Remove warts
You will feel better in just a few days applying Vicks more than twice a day. After applying cover it with gauze and a sock.
21. Fat burning cream
Use Vicks Vapo to decrease localized fat. It can stimulate fat burning in the problematic area, such as legs or abdomen.
All the ingredients you need are:
- Vicks Vaporub
- Sodium Bicarbonate
Crush the average tablet camphor well and mix it in with other ingredients until you get a paste. Place the mixture in a plastic or glass. Then, apply the resulted cream in the evening and make circular movements. Wrap the area with the plastic wrap and let it sit for 30 minutes or overnight.
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Source: Family Health Freedom Network