Vicks VapoRub is one of the most effective treatments against chest and nasal congestion. In fact, this over-the-counter remedy has been used as a common home treatment to relieve a blocked nose and chest for over a century. Vicks VapoRub owes its effectiveness to the number of ingredients it contains including Camphor, Eucalyptus Oil and Menthol, all of which are extremely efficient in relieving congestion and coughing by simply inhaling.
However, not many are aware that this ointment has a wide array of other uses apart from unblocking your nose.
1# Headaches – Relieve headaches effectively by applying some of this ointment to your temples.
2# Muscle pain – Massage your aching muscles with some Vicks VapoRub then wrap the affected spot with a dry, warm towel.
3# Toenail fungus – Relieve the pain of toenail fungus by rubbing in some VapoRub into the painful toenail. Repeat the treatment 2-3 times every day. It may take a couple of weeks, even a month for the fungus to heal.
4# Cracked heels – Applying some of this ointment on cracked heels before bedtime can help them soften and heal more easily. Also, make sure you put on a pair of cotton socks after you apply the cream.
5# Dead skin exfoliator – Apply some Vicks with warm water and use a pumice stone to exfoliate the dead skin.
6# Bug repellent – Apply a bit of Vicks on your clothing in order to repel skin bugs. You can also apply some of it on your skin to reduce itching.
7# Furniture protection – Apply some Vicks on your furniture to prevent your cat from scratching it.
The video below gives detailed list if uses of this amazing product. Don’t miss it out!