Still ointment has many other interesting uses. Vicks VapoRub has been present and used for more than hundred years and is known as one of the most widely used over-the-counter decongestants.
In this article we are presenting you many popular and unconventional ways to use this mentholated topical cream. Vicks is a supposed treatment for so much more than just a congested chest.
Today we are going to present you 21 more uses of Vicks that you have not heard before.
You should do this trick instantly if you suffer from sinus headaches. Take a deep breath by applying Vicks under your nose. The presence of menthol in the ointment will calm your headaches.
2.Puts Off Mosquitoes
Apply a little bit of Vaseline in your skin and clothing if you want to keep mosquitoes away.
3.Keep the Insects Out Of Your Home
By rubbing Vicks behind your ears, inner knees and neck, you will keep insects away. You can simply open a Vicks bottle if you want to keep flies away while on picnic. However, this represents an ideal eco-friendly trick.
Vicks can really help you clean your skin. A few times a day, apply it on the acnes. It will soothe the affected area and dry out the acne.
5.Relive Sore Muscles
Apply Vicks on the affected muscles and gently massage then cover the area with dry and warm towel. Lie down until the pain disappears. You should do this procedure 3 times per day.
6.No more Bruises
You can get rid of the bruises by combining Vicks VapoRub and a pinch of salt and applying it on a fresh bruise.
The camphor and menthol present in the Vicks will soothe the pain if you want to relieve pain from tennis elbow. You should rub until the ache stops.
8.Moisturize your skin
Rub Vicks on the skin if you have dry skin.
9.Toenail or Fingernail Fungus
You should simply apply Vicks on the affected fingernail or toenail two times a day. Put on the socks and trim the nails until you completely remove the affected part.
10. Excellent Against Cracked Heels
If you want to get rid of the cracked heels you should apply Vicks on the heels and feet and then put on the socks. Wash the feet with warm water the next morning. By using pumice stone, exfoliate the softened skin. Keep your feet smooth and healthy by doing this every night.
Rub some Vicks on the doors, wall, and windows in order to stop cat’s scratching.
12.Relive Cough and Congestion Symptoms
You should simply apply Vicks on your chest and throat
13.Reek Free Racehorses
You should apply Vicks below the nostrils of racehorse if you are professional racer. It keeps the horses focus on the race and prevents them from fascinating stench of the female pony.
14. Quick Healing of Splinters and Cuts
In order to prevent infection and increase the time of healing, apply Vicks on any cuts or splinter.
15.Prevent Pet’s Peeing
Place an open bottle of Vicks in those areas to avoid pet’s wetting on the rug or any other place of the house
Apply Vicks on the affected parts of the body to decrease the visibility of the awful stretch marks. Apply it 2 weeks and enjoy the positive results.
17.Relive Ear Pain
Apply Vicks on a cotton ball and then place it in your painful ear. The pain will be relieved immediately.
Apply Vicks on the affected skin to ease the itchiness and inflammation of eczema.
Apply the ointment of affected parts two times a day and then cover it with gauze. You should do this procedure until the warts disappear (about 2 weeks).
If you want to get rid of athlete’s feet, you should simply apply Vicks two times a day.
21. FAT BURNING CREAM
Use Vicks if you want to melt localized fat. It will stimulate the far burning in the problematic parts such as abdomen or legs.
It will make your skin tissue firm, remove the cellulite and fight fat accumulation. You only have to make a cream between a little bit alcohol, baking soda, camphor and Vicks. You should apply the resulting mixture on the problematic parts and then cover with clamping strip or black plastic. This can be done while you are at work, at home, before exercising.