Vicks VapoRub is known that it can provide numerous benefits and it can be used for treating many health issues.
We will present you 21 uses of Vicks VapoRub that you never heard of:
1. Mosquito Repellent
To keep the mosquitoes away, apply Vicks VapoRub on your skin and clothes.
2. Decreases Sinuses Headaches
Vicks is extremely helpful due to its menthol content. Just apply it under the nose and breathe deeply.
3. Soothes Acne
Apply Vicks VapoRub on your acne several times on a daily basis. It will soothe the affected area and dry the acne
4. Insect Repellent
You can keep the mosquitoes and flies away by using an open Vicks VapoRub bottle.
5. Prevents Bruises
Mix some salt in the Vicks and apply it on the bruises. It will quickly eliminate them.
6. Calms Sore Muscles
Use Vicks to massage your sore muscles and relieve the pain. After the massage, to cover the limb, use a dry and warm towel. When you notice that the pain is reduced, you can remove it. Do this procedure 3 times a day.
Vicks can be used as a skin moisturizer.
8. Tennis Elbow
Vicks can help you to relieve the pain from tennis elbow due to its menthol and camphor content. Massage the affected area until you feel that there is no longer pain.
9. Treatment for Cracked Heels
Before going to bed, apply Vicks on your feet and heels and put on socks. At the morning, wash your feet with warm water and exfoliate them with a pumice stone. Do this procedure every night.
10. Treatment for Fingernail or Toenail Fungus
Apply Vicks on the infected toenail or fingernail and put on socks. Do this procedure two times a day.
11. Soothes Congestion and Cough Symptoms
In order to relieve congestion and coughs, apply Vicks on your throat and chest.
12. Keeps the Cats from Scratching
If you want to stop the cat’s scratching on your windows, doors, and windows, just apply Vicks on them.
13. Heals Cuts and Splinters Very Fast
Just rub Vicks on your cut or splinter in order to fasten the healing process. Also, this will prevent infection.
14. Reek-free Racehorses
Racers apply some Vicks VapoRub under the horse’s nostrils so they can stay focused the entire time during the race.
15. Against Stretch Marks
You can reduce your stretch marks by using Vicks for 2 weeks.
16. Your Pet Will Not Pee Inside Anymore
If you don’t want the pet to urinate inside your house, open a Vicks bottle and leave it in some area of your house.
17. Treatment for Eczema
You can reduce the itchiness and inflammation of eczema by applying some Vicks.
18. Soothes Terrible Earache
Rub some Vicks with the heap of a cotton ball in the painful ear. Also, you can put Vicks on the end of a warned garlic clove, and put the clove in the ear.
19. Treatment for Athlete’s Feet
To heal athlete’s feet, apply Vicks two times a day.
20. Eliminate Warts
Rub Vicks on warts and secure it with gauze. Do this procedure twice a day for 2 weeks.
21.Cream for Fat Burning
Vicks can help you reduce cellulite and fat, especially in your legs and stomach, if you mix it with camphor, baking soda, and some alcohol. Rub the mixture on those areas that you want your fat eliminated and use a plastic bag to cover it.
Vicks contains levomenthol so using Vicks alone can lead to rush. However, Vicks contains eucalyptus oil which makes it safe for usage.
Camphor is harmful, so avoid using it directly.
Homemade Vicks VapoRub
- Vicks VapoRub
- Sodium bicarbonate
- Camphor (squeezed)
Mix all the ingredients in order to get a paste. Store the paste in a glass or plastic container. Before going to bed, rub the paste by doing circular movements. Use a plastic bag to cover and let it stand for 30 minutes, or overnight.