Vicks VapoRub is one of the homemade remedies to get rid of belly fat and cold. It also helps to get silky and smooth skin. It is basically a topical analgesic that contains a number of ingredients including camphor, menthol, eucalyptus and some other ingredients in a petroleum base.
It has been used for getting relief from headaches, cold, cough, congested nose, and chest and throat stuffiness. In addition, Vicks VapoRub can also be used in many ways.
Vicks is a supposed treatment for many diseases than just a congested chest. Here are amazing uses of Vicks:
1) Keeps mosquitoes away
Vicks can be used to keep mosquitoes away. You can do this by applying a little bit of Vaseline on your clothing and skin.
2) Reduces sinus headaches
If you are suffering from sinus headache, Vicks helps you to get relief immediately. Apply Vicks below your nose and take a deep breath. The menthol from Vicks helps to get relief from headache and cold.
3) Ease acne
Vicks helps to clean your skin. You can just apply it n your acnes a few times daily. It will dry out your acne and sooth the affected area.
4) Keeps insects away
If you want to keep flies away, open the Vicks bottle. Mosquitoes will fly away. It will act as the best eco-friendly trick.
5) No more bruises
Apply a pinch of salt in Vicks VapoRub and apply it on a fresh bruise, It helps you to get rid of it immediately.
6) Alleviate Sore Muscles
Vicks can be used to lighten your sole muscles. Massage your sore muscles with Vicks and cover that area with a warm and dry towel. Lift the sore limb until the pain reduces. You can perform this three times per day.
7) Moisturize Your Skin
Vicks VapoRub can be used to moisturize your skin. You can see the positive results.
8) Tennis Elbow
Apply Vicks to get rid of the pain from tennis elbow. Menthol and camphor will help you to feel good. Rub again until the ache stops.
9) Treat cracked heels
Vicks can be used to reduce your cracked heels. In order to get rid of them, apply some Vicks on your feet and heels and then put on your socks. Wash your feet with warm water on the next morning.
It will exfoliate the softened skin with pumice stone. You can do this activity every night to keep your feet healthy and smooth.
10) Fingernail or Toenail Fungus
Apply Vicks on the infected fingernail or toenail twice daily. After applying, put on your socks. Do not forget to trim your nails until your fingernail recovers from the infected part.
11) Relieve Congestion Symptoms and Cough
To relieve from congestion symptoms and cough, apply Vicks on your throat and chest.
12) Prevent Your Cat’s Scratching
If you want to stop your cat’s scratching, rub some Vicks to your windows, walls, and doors.
13) Fast Healing of Cuts and Splinters
You can increase the time of healing and prevent infection by applying Vicks on any splinter or cuts.
14) 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
15) Stretch Marks
You can reduce the visibility of the awful stretch marks by applying Vicks on the affected area. You can see the best result after two weeks of regular application.
16) Prevent Your Pet’s Peeing
To avoid your pet’s wetting on the rug or any area of the house, place an open bottle of Vicks in those areas.
By applying Vicks on the affected skin, itchiness, inflammation of eczema can be reduced.