People have been using Vicks VapoRub for over a thousand years and it is popular for being among the most commonly utilized store-bought decongestants. Not long ago it was disocvered that this particular ointment is quite versatile. There is more to Vicks than a cure for congested chest.
Further along this article you will be presented with 21 more awesome uses of Vicks you never even thought were possible.
- Mosquito Repellent
Cover yourself with some Vaseline to put off mosquitoes.
- Sinus Headaches
It treats sinus headaches if you spread some beneath your nose and deeply inhale.
- Acne Removal
Rub the Vicks cream topically a couple of times per day. It is going to make your acne dry out and disappear.
- Put Off Insects
Apply the Vicks VapoRub all over your neck, inner knees, elbows, and behind your ears to protect yourself from flies and other insects. You can also keep the Vicks bottle opened and nearby.
- No More Bruises
Mix a pinch of salt with some Vicks VapoRub and spread it over a bruise and just watch it disappear before your eyes.
- Soothe Sore Muscles
Rub your aching muscles with some VapoRub. Next, place a warm and dry towel over the treated area. Repeat this procedure three times per day.
- Hydrate Your Skin
In the cases of extremely dry skin, spread some Vicks VapoRub on your to restore the fresh and soft texture of it.
- Tennis Elbow
If you wish to deal with pain caused by the tennis elbow, rub some Vicks and the menthol and camphor will defeat the soreness.
- Treat Cracked Heels
Rub some Vicks on your heels and feet and leave the cream overnight covered with socks. Wash it off the following morning with lukewarm water. Next, use a pumice stone to remove the dead skin cells. Repeat this every night for well-nourished feet.
- Fingernail or Toenail Fungus
Cover the affected toenail or fingernail with the VapoRub two times a day and put on socks after each treatment. Keep in mind to cut your nails until the infected part is completely removed.
- Relieve Congestion Symptoms and Cough
Spread the Vicks cream on your throat and chest.
- Prevent Your Cat’s Scratching
Cover our windows, walls, and doors with Vicks to keep the cat away from them.
- Fast Healing of Cuts and Splinters
Apply Vicks on any splinter or cuts to increase the time of healing and prevent infection.
- Reek-free Racehorses
Professional racers rub Vicks below the nostrils of racehorses on the race day. This prevents the horses from the fascinating stench of the female pony and keeps them focused on the race.
- Stretch Marks
Cover you stretch marks with the cream in order to eliminate them.
- Prevent Your Pet’s Peeing
Your pet won’t pee in the areas covered with Vicks.
Soothe inflammation, itchiness and eczema by rubbing some Vicks.
- Relieve Terrible Ear Pain
Dip a cotton ball in Vicks to ease the ear pain.
- Athlete’s Feet
Cure athlete’s feet by applying Vicks twice a day.
- Eliminate Warts
Rub some Vicks two times a day and cover it with gauze and a sock to eliminate warts.
- Fat Burning and Stretch Marks Removal Cream
It combats fat storage, gets rid of cellulite and stretch marks and firms the skin. Just mix Vicks VapoRub, camphor, baking soda and some alcohol. Cover the areas with this mixture and wrap ir with a plastic strip.
– Vicks VapoRub
– Sodium bicarbonate
Crush the camphor tablet and combine it with the rest of the ingredients until you achieve a paste-like mixture. Keep it in a glass jar and apply it every night, massaging the areas. Cover it with a plastic wrap and leave it for 30 minutes to take effect.