People use Vicks VapoRub against headaches, cold, cough, congested nose, chest and throat staidness. Yet, Vicks VapoRub can do much more than only this.
Vicks VapoRub has been used for many years and is known as one of the most widely used decongestants. Nowadays there are many popular and unusual ways to use this balm. Vicks is a hypothetical treatment for so much more than just a congested chest.
In this article you can read 20 more amazing uses of Vicks you haven’t heard about.
- Puts Off Mosquitoes
If you want to eliminate mosquitoes, put some Vaseline on your clothing and skin.
- Sinus Headaches
If you have sinus headaches, do this trick right away. Place some Vicks under your nose and inhale deeply. The menthol in Vicks will calm your headache.
- Ease Acne
Maybe you don’t believe but Vicks can help you clean your skin. Just apply it on your acnes a couple a times in one day. It will dry out the acne and sooth the infected area.
- Keep Insects Away
Rub Vicks VapoRub on your neck, inner knees, elbows, and behind your ears.If you want to keep flies away, open the Vicks bottle. In addition, this is the best eco-friendly trick.
- No More Bruises
Combination of salt and Vicks VapoRub will help you get rid of it quickly. Just put a little bit salt in Vicks VapoRub and apply it on a fresh bruise
- Alleviate Sore MusclesMassage your sore muscles with Vicks and cover that zone with a warm and dry towel. Lift the sore limb or lie down until the pain decreases. Repeat this three times daily.
- Moisturize Your Skin
Vicks VapoRub is great help against dry skin, just rub Vicks VapoRub on your skin and you will see the positive results.
- Tennis Elbow
Put Vicks and the menthol and camphor will ease the pain from tennis elbow. Rub constantly until the pain stops.
- Treat Cracked Heels
Rub a little bit of Vicks on your feet and heels, and put on your socks. Wash you feed with warm water the next morning. Use pumice stone to remove the softened skin. Repeat this daily if you want to keep your feet healthy and smooth.
- Fingernail or Toenail Fungus
Put some Vicks on the infected toenail or fingernail twice in one day and put on your socks. Do not forget to slim your nails until you totally remove the infected part.
- Relieve Congestion Symptoms and Cough
Apply Vicks on your throat and chest against cough and congestion symptoms.
- Prevent Your Cat’s Scratching
Rub some Vicks to your windows, walls, and doors, and your cat will stop scratching.
- Fast Healing of Cuts and Splinters
Rub Vicks on splinter or cuts to prevent infection and to increase the healing time.
- Reek-free Racehorses
Professional runners rub Vicks under the nostrils of racehorses on the race day. This stops the horses from the charming smell of the female pony and keeps them more focused on the race.
- Stretch Marks
You can decrease the visibility of the awful stretch marks, with applying Vicks on the affected area. You will notice the positive result right after two weeks of regular application.
- Prevent Your Pet’s Peeing
If you want to avoid your pet’s wetting on the carpet or any area of the house, put an open bottle of Vicks in those areas.
Remove the inflammation and itchiness of eczema with applying some Vicks on the infected skin.
- Relieve Terrible Ear Pain
Put a little bit of Vicks on a cotton ball and place the cotton ball it in the painful ear. You will see relief immediately.
Also you can warm garlic clove in the microwave for 10 seconds, apply some Vicks Vapo rub on one end of the clove and place it in your ear.
- Athlete’s Feet
If you want to heal athlete’s feet, apply Vicks twice daily.
- Remove Warts
Put on Vicks twice a day and cover it with gauze. You will notice results in just a few days. Do this for about two weeks, until the wart completely disappears.